Adult social care is an essential public service and a growing part of our economy. However, the social care system in England faces a workforce crisis which is set to grow in the coming years; by 2028, we estimate there
Report on a project to understand how adult and community learning courses can help people manage and recover from mild to moderate mental health problems, such as anxiety and depression.
The Liverpool Centre for Arts Development (LCAD) bridges the gap between lack of skills and unemployment by equipping students with digital and computing skills and offering vital employability skills. This research shows that over a three year period, LCAD has
Independent report by Dame Christine Lenehan and Mark Geraghty sets out: how children and young people with special educational needs and disability (SEND) are currently supported in residential special schools and colleges recommendations to support children, young people and their
An independent evaluation of the first cohort of trainee nursing associate (TNA) pilot sites, commissioned by Health Education England. The report is primarily focused on evaluating the training and development of TNAs. It provides insights into challenges and benefits of
The rapid transformation of the United Kingdom’s demographic mix and the resulting increasing demand on health services for the older population means that the health and social care system has to increasingly support vulnerable people with complex needs. Consequently, the
This paper provides an overview of evidence on the social determinants of young people’s health. Drawing on a model of social determinants that includes money and resources, living conditions, family factors, peers and social groups, ducation and work and worklessness. This report demonstrates
The Health Foundation’s Young people’s future health inquiry is a first-of-its-kind research and engagement project that aims to build an understanding of the influences affecting the future health of young people. When discussing what helped or hindered them in their transition to adulthood,
Health Education England draft strategy that sets out the current workforce landscape, what has been achieved since 2012, the work underway and describe an approach to shaping the face of the NHS and social care workforce for the next two
House of Commons Library briefing that outlines recent studies on the mental health of students, Government mental health policy for students, support in further and higher education providers, the legal duties of providers and discusses issues raised. It finds that young
A guide for commissioners, education and service providers to support young people with hearing loss through transition. Guide produced to help deliver more of the recommendations in the Action Plan on Hearing Loss.
This report explores how councils influence the mental wellbeing of our communities and how council services, from social care to parks to open spaces to education to housing, help to make up the fabric of mental health support for the
This note provides a summary of current apprenticeships policy and developments in England in 2017.
Paper that argues whilst the support workforce requires more skills development, this development needs to be an integral part of an organisation’s workforce development strategy and be accompanied by the development of high quality roles. Using skills that have been
This report highlights the broad range of roles that support workers are involved in helping clinicians undertake their jobs effectively and being an integral part of the clinical team. We explore the characteristics of those roles that are both directly