This briefing updates a previous systematic review by Cameron and Lart that reported on the factors that promote and hinder joint working between health and social care services. Given their prominence in terms of policy debates about joint and integrated working, the briefing focuses on jointly-organised services for older people and people with mental health problems in the UK only. Briefing published by Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) in May 2012. Review date is May 2015.
This knowledge review is for people who teach social work (that is, academics, practice teachers and service users) and for researchers. It may also be of interest to students and social care workers. Report published by the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) in June 2006.
This Communication Strategy sets out the key strategic objectives of the North Ayrshire Child Protection Committee and how they can be implemented. This will ensure effective communication in all aspects of the work and interests of the Child Protection Committee. It is envisaged that this communication Strategy will operate for 3 –5 years, subject to ongoing review.
Paper investigating the challenges police forces in England and Wales face in controlling costs and balancing protective services, counter-terrorism and response policing. It offers suggestions for addressing the funding shortfall, providing neighbourhood policing and achieving a more effective and efficient service.
Report highlighting the benefits that investment in legal services targeted at young people can bring. These include cutting the numbers of young people not in education, employment or training and reducing the likelihood of young people offending.
Learning object which introduces the LEAP (Learning, Evaluation and Planning) planning and evaluation framework, facilitates understanding of the principles which underpin the framework and demonstrates its application in practice.
Document detailing the UK Government's strategy for people with learning disabilities for three years following consultation and response to the main recommendations in 'Healthcare for all', an independent inquiry into access to healthcare for people with learning disabilities.
Code of practice agreed between the UK Government and the community sector in England to promote good relations between the two and a better understanding of the community sector.
Document setting out the UK Government's strategy for achieving its objective of having good play facilities in every residential area in England by 2020.
Report scrutinising Running - Other Choices, a service assisting children and young people who have run away, or been forced to leave home, and looking in particular at the development and operation of a residential refuge as part of this service.