Fair Access to Care Services: a guide about prioritising eligibility for care and support
Access to services resources and services
A look at a day in the life of a person who uses services and her experiences as she attends a meeting
This film highlights an innovative approach to widening participation in swimming through the Aiming High for Disabled Children programme, in Derbyshire.
The story of a service user turned care worker and how he draws on his own experience in his work with a gypsy traveller support group.
Guidance on providing effective transitions between child and adult mental health services.
The mental health and wellbeing of children and adults in families where a parent has a mental health problem are closely linked. Not all families need health and social care services. However, those that do often struggle to get accessible and effective support that addresses children’s needs and recognises the parental responsibilities of many adults with mental health problems.
This At a glance briefing outlines good practice for staff working with young people with mental health problems who may need to move from one service to another.
This summary explains how services can improve access to care for people with autism and meet the requirements of the Department of Health's Autism Strategy.
This At a glance summary looks at good practice in social care for refugees and asylum seekers. It is primarily aimed at service commissioners and providers working in local authorities in children’s and adults’ services
The mental health and wellbeing of elders in black and minority ethnic communities: working together for mental wellbeing
This third film in the series on mental wellbeing looks at the role of the local authority in enabling community organisations to promote personalised services. The film is based on a case study of a Chinese organisation in the London Borough of Barnet which has been running a pilot scheme funded by the authority and providing services to Chinese older people.