This Social Security Advisory Committee (SSAC) report examines the effect of the support provided through the benefit system to young people living independently – that is, those not living with parents or other relatives or guardians. These young claimants often have
A technical report outlining guidelines for industry, 2017 baseline levels for drinks in scope and next steps. Includes: clarity on products included in the categories baseline figures for juice and milk based drinks mechanisms through which the sugar reduction ambitions can
Good eye health will enable people to live as independently as possible, have a high quality of life and save the cost of avoidable visual loss. As well as providing an overview of population need in the region and eye
Care and Support Alliance report on how the social care crisis is affecting the day to day lives of older people, working aged disabled people and unpaid carers across the country. It identifies that currently at least 1.2 million older people and disabled
Report that argues that the Government’s proposed green paper on children and young people’s mental health lacks ambition and will provide no help to the majority of those children who need it.
This investigation report concerns child sexual abuse in Rochdale, relating to Cambridge House, Knowl View School and the late Cyril Smith. It is primarily concerned with the institutional responses of Rochdale Borough Council, the police and the Crown Prosecution Service.
Over a period of many years before and after the Second World War, successive United Kingdom governments allowed children to be removed from their families, care homes and foster care in England and Wales to be sent to institutions or families abroad,
This audit covers Facing the Future: Standards for acute general paediatric services and Facing the Future: Together for child health. It highlights gaps within paediatric rotas, with not enough consultants present within the hospital during times of self-identified peak activity.
Each year, Ofsted uses online questionnaires to gather views about social care services. Ofsted uses the responses, along with other information like previous inspection findings or concerns, to decide when to inspect and what to focus the inspection on. This
This quality standard covers the prevention or delay of harmful use of drugs by children, young people and adults most likely to start using drugs, or already experimenting or using drugs occasionally. This includes illegal psychoactive substances, solvents, volatile substances,
Report from the Institute for Public Policy Research that identifies a reduction and eradication of child poverty in Scotland requires a whole-Scotland approach involving a combination of increased earnings for the poorest households (through inclusive growth), and increases in social
Report from The Children’s Society and Young Minds suggesting social media companies aren’t doing enough to tackle cyberbullying putting young people’s mental health at risk. Social media is always present making cyberbullying inescapable for thousands of children. It calls on social
The report uses new analysis of the Labour Force Survey and Understanding Society datasets to look at who single parents are, what their families look like, their lives at work and their financial security. It calls for: Supportive welfare Sustainable
Child health profiles have been published nationally since 2011 for each upper tier local authority in England. Public Health England (PHE) has responsibility for producing these statistics on an annual basis. This report looks at feedback on the profiles and the PHE
This service specification sets out the standards and requirements for general inpatient care for young people aged 13-18 years old including specialised eating disorders services.
This service specification sets out the standards and requirements for the management of short-term behavioural disturbance which cannot be contained within a Tier 4 general adolescent service.
This service specification sets out requirements and standards for the care of young people requiring significant levels of physical, relational and procedural security.
This services specification updates and replaces the existing specification published in 2013 for young people who present with the highest levels of risk of harm to others including those who have committed grave crimes and require care with high levels
Review of the quality of care provided to patients aged 0-25 years old with chronic neurodisability, using the cerebral palsies as examples of chronic neurodisabling conditions. The report aims to improve the care provided to children and young people in
Report from the Care Quality Commission that identifies that children and young people experiencing mental health problems don’t get the kind of care they deserve. The system is complicated, with no easy or clear way to get help or support or find your