Summary of a practitioner research study which sought to determine the extent to which Family Group Conferences are used in permanence planning and explore issues related to this.
Report of a practitioner research study which sought to determine the extent to which Family Group Conferences are used in permanence planning and explore issues related to this.
UK Government document which considers what measures can be taken to support secondary schools in England which are failing to fulfill the potential of their pupils.
Document setting out the UK Government's expectations for the Early Years Single Funding Formula in England and providing guidance on how the formula should be designed and implemented by local authorities.
UK Government document giving guidance on the setting and negotiating of child obesity goals as part of the NHS Operating Framework, Vital Signs and the Local Government National Indicator Set.
Produced by SCIE, the Putting People First delivery team, IDeA and the LGA, this briefing provides a recap of the Putting People First concordant and outlines what this will mean for local authorities. It is a valuable guide to next steps for social care commissioners and managers.
Document setting out the UK Government's strategy for tackling the issues which teenage parents encounter and what measures it expects local authorities and primary care trusts to have in place to improve outcomes for teenage parents and their children.
Report providing national statistics on visually impaired persons registered with local authorities in Scotland. As the figures relate only up to 31st March 2009 they are provisional and subject to change.
Document raising awareness of the problem of local councils frequently not being notified of private fostering arrangements and making clear the responsibilities of various interested parties, e.g. professionals, local councils, in this area.
Leaflet highlighting four case studies of the 'invest to save' strategy which is a coherent, planned approach to investing in the development of placement services for looked after children so that unnecessary expenditure is avoided and available resources are used as efficiently as possible.