Guidance to support commissioners and providers of social care services to work effectively with refugees and asylum seekers
Good practice resources and services
This research resource provides guidelines on the conduct of practice enquiries commissioned by SCIE.
'Leading Practice' is a development programme designed for first-line managers in social care
Having a break: good practice in short breaks for families with children who have complex health needs and disabilities
Respite care good practice for complex health needs and disabilities
This report describes a study commissioned by SCIE and jointly funded with the National Knowledge Service. It was carried out by the University of Brighton to explore the feasibility and the appropriateness of digital technologies to support the work of paid carers in residential care homes for older people
Learning organisations - a self assessment resource pack for social care
This guide brings together resources and research about maintaining family ties for children of prisoners. It provides a review of literature from the past fifteen years as well as examples of practice from England, Scotland and Northern Ireland of what works to support children and their families.
, sensory impairments, learning disabilities, mental health, drug and alcohol problems, serious illnesses
The four central governments of the UK, with the support of the Economic and Social Research Council, asked SCIE to conduct a UK-wide consultation on how to increase social care research capacity. This consultation provides a picture of the views of people concerned about, or who have a stake in, the infrastructure for social care research and development. The report recommendations identify key issues in the consultation that need to be taken into account in strengthening research capacity and in coordinating developments across the UK.
This knowledge review looks at what has and what has not contributed to the successful provision of community-based day activities for all people with learning disabilities.