This workbook uses a social care governance framework to support practitioners, managers and teams to reflect on and evaluate their practice and to make improvements.
Literature reviews resources and services
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The road ahead?: information for young people with learning difficulties, their families and supporters at transition
This report for the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) brings together the findings from three inter-linked investigations relating to the information needs of young people, their parents and supporters at transition. It was undertaken over a six month period between October 2003 and March 2004 and included: focus group interviews with young people, their parents and supporters; a systematic review of the literature on transition; and a review of the information already available for young people, parents and professionals, including an evaluation of materials by young people and parents. The project was carried out by the Norah Fry Research Centre (NFRC) in partnership with North Somerset People First (NSPF) and the Home Farm Trust (HFT).
The Research mindedness learning resource has been produced to help students and practitioners of social care and social work make more effective and extensive use of research in their studies and in practice.
The extent and impact of parental mental health problems on families and the acceptability, accessibility and effectiveness of interventions: systematic map report 1
This systematic map aims to identify the nature of research in parental mental health and to be a specific resource from which to commission further reviews and/or primary research by identifying gaps in the research literature.
This report shares findings from research, policy and practice on prevention in adult safeguarding and presents a wide range of approaches that can help prevent abuse.
These guidelines provide a comprehensive guide to the conduct of SCIE research reviews,
SCIE report 26 describes the findings of a small-scale study into the complex issues facing care homes around restraint and how care home managers and staff have developed strategies for avoiding or minimising its use
SCIE is developing Systematic Mapping Guidance in order to share the methodology more widely: the guidance is under continuous development and will be updated.
The extent and impact of depression on BME older people and the acceptability, accessibility and effectiveness of social care provision: systematic map report 3
This systematic map focuses on depression in older people from various black and minority ethnic (BME) communities in the UK.
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.
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