Discussion paper highlighting the specific experiences of refugees and asylum seekers with social care needs and making recommendations to enable services to meet their needs more fully.
Survey assessing what progress has been made in alleviating social problems in the areas of welfare, employment, education, health, crime and community.
Paper reviewing evidence from national and international literature regarding which services are effective and/or cost-effective for informal carers of older people.
This short report provides an overview of Choosing Health, the Government’s recent public health White Paper, from a public mental health perspective. It aims to identify both the gaps and opportunities in the White Paper and to provide a framework for addressing these.
Paper reviewing the Scottish Government's policy of free personal care for older people and examining the perceived impacts.
Report of a review of the arrangements in place for older people to engage with government at all levels which looks at alternative options for engagement and makes recommendations on these with a view to improving the system.
Document intended to introduce organisations representing older people to the European institutions and to enhance their knowledge and understanding of the main EU level political and legislative processes.
Focus on Older People paints a picture of the people aged 50 and over in Britain today. It includes information on their characteristics, lifestyles and experiences, placing particular emphasis on changes with age. Each overview in the Focus on series combines data from the 2001 Census and other sources to illustrate its topic, and provide links to further information.
Paper reporting on the proceedings of a conference on the impact ten years of devolution has had on the problems of poverty and inequality in Scotland. The report records the views of the main speakers and contains the recommendations coming out of the conference.
The well-being of older people is an important issue for policy across health, housing and social care, and local authorities are increasingly considering extra care as a way of replacing older models of residential care provision and addressing low demand for traditional forms of sheltered housing. The researchers interviewed residents and managers from six extra care housing schemes in England to explore their experiences.