This knowledge review looks at the impact of foster care on foster children and families. It describes what knowledge is available, highlights the evidence that has emerged and draws practice points from the evidence.
User participation resources and services
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A review of the literature on transition for young people with learning difficulties, families and professionals.The 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).
This report examines the relevance of systematic reviews to SCIE's goal of promoting good practice. It is part of a larger programme of SCIE work looking at using knowledge in social care."
Users at the heart: user participation in the governance and operations of social care regulatory bodies
This report examines the experiences and contributions of service users who serve on the boards of the care councils for England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, the Care Commission (in Scotland) and Topss England (now Skills for Care)
This knowledge review looks at what types of knowledge SCIE should draw on and how to distinguish good quality knowledge in policy making and practice. This review underpins all of SCIE's research and publications and will also be useful for other researchers.
This knowledge review looks at why people foster, how to retain foster carers, how fostering can help children and young people and what fostering agencies can learn from carers, children and birth families. It describes what knowledge is available, highlights the evidence that has emerged and draws practice points from the evidence.
This position paper sets out a skills and qualifications framework to support practice learning in the social work degree and in the workplace. It is for social work educators, students and service providers
This report summarises the findings of the SCIE Listening Exercise, which took place between February and July 2002
I'm not asking to live like a queen: the vision of service users (or potential service users) and carers who are seldom heard on the future of social care for adults in England
SCIE consulted on DH's green paper Independence, well-being and choice.
SCIE comments on the Department of Health's plans for creating a stronger local voice in the development of health and social care services.
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