A website providing looked after children and young people with information and advice about the care and support they can receive and the choices they have. The site also offers useful suggestions and advice to those looked-after young people who are preparing to live on their own. Sections of the site cover: Making changes; Keeping in touch, which covers friends, families and former carers; Health, including physical and emotional health; Choices; Education; and Living by yourself. Each sections includes the views of young people have been in care and links to additional information and resources. The resource has been developed with the help of looked after children. The website was produced by the Social Care Institute for Excellence, with the support of Voice, The Who Cares? Trust and the Fostering Network.
Mental health resources and services
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This e-learning resource is one of 8 modules developed to help mental health professionals deal with aspects of sexual and reproductive health in the context of mental illness. Sections cover sexual health and sexuality, sexual risk assessment, sexual violence, abuse and trauma and making a difference in your practice. A self assessment checklist covering the key points of each module is also included.
The mental health and wellbeing of elders in the black and minority ethnic community: promoting mental wellbeing
This film is about mental wellbeing and some of the risk factors for people from BME communities. In particular, it examines how relatively simple early intervention and prevention approaches can help minimise isolation and loneliness and improve overall mental wellbeing.
The mental health and wellbeing of elders in black and minority ethnic communities: the impact of poor housing on mental wellbeing
This film explores the inextricable link between housing and mental wellbeing. It looks at the importance of providing culturally appropriate care and support to enable BME older people access housing services. The film explores the work of the charity Bristol Care and Repair and its holistic approach to providing housing services for older people from BME communities.
Supporting black and minority ethnic older people's mental wellbeing: accounts of social care practice
Report looking at practitioners' accounts of their practice in promoting the wellbeing of older people from BME backgrounds the UK.
How we become who we are: the teaching and learning of human growth and development, mental health and disability on qualifying social work programmes: draft report
This practice survey explores teaching and learning about mental health and disability within the human growth and development (HGD) curriculum on qualifying social work programmes in England, Wales and Northern Ireland
Part of e-Learning resources
An e-learning resource looking at key issues, research, policies and approaches relating to the mental health of older people.
SCIE Research briefings
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