Paper emphasising the importance to employers of mental health problems in the workplace. It attempts to pinpoint all the major effects of mental ill health and stress at work and quantify these in financial terms. It concludes that better management of mental health at work can avoid these costs and make good business sense.
Paper describing some of the key ideas around recovery from mental health problems and looking at their implications for the delivery of mental health services. It aims to stimulate debate about how the recovery approach can be put into practice and what services need to do to make it happen.
Document laying out the full provisions of the UK Adoption and Children Act of 2002.
Paper describing the Japanese system of long-term care insurance and questioning whether England can learn anything from the Japanese experience.
Document laying out the policies and actions that Argyll and Bute Council, and its partner agencies, are taking to ensure the needs of all older people in their area are met.
Scottish Government guidance developed to support professionals in identifying, assessing and providing appropriate support for children who may have been victims of trafficking.
Policy document that sets out the Scottish Government's action plan for building on existing work to improve mental wellbeing in Scotland up until 2011 by identifying strategic priorities for action and putting in place the infrastructure support and coordination necessary to facilitate implementation and support delivery. The government is committed making sure adequate services are in plance and to working through social policy and health improvement activity to reduce the burden of mental health problems and mental illness and to promote good mental wellbeing.
Report providing a broad overview of major developments in housing and related policy areas in Scotland and across the rest of the UK.
Policy document setting out joint strategic priorities and key objectives and outcomes and focusing on better integration and provision of services for children and young people in the Argyll and Bute Council area.
Document setting out procedures to be followed in cases of abuse of vulnerable adults in the Argyll and Bute Council area.