In this blog, Ermintrude looks at secondary analysis of carer surveys and discusses the findings on hours of unpaid care in the context of obligations under the Care Act.[read the full story...]
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Parents with learning disabilities face significantly increased risks of being involved in care proceedings. In this blog, Sian Anderson looks at some research, which sought the views of a small group of solicitors involved in care proceedings, to find out what they thought of the way in which the system and the professionals involved in it responded to parents with learning disabilities in care proceedings.[read the full story...]
In this blog, Lindsey Pike examines research on multi-agency working in safeguarding children and draws out some of the practice implications of the findings.[read the full story...]
People with learning disabilities who have complex and challenging needs may find themselves placed in specialist services, sometimes distant from family and local support networks, often at high cost to the commissioners.
Here Ruth Northway looks at the findings of a survey of commissioning teams in south east England reporting on the nature and costs of such placements.[read the full story...]
In this blog, Gerry Bennison offers an analysis of and perspectives on a study of employment programmes for people with learning disabilities or mental health problems.[read the full story...]
In 1999, the law in Norway governing the use of physical intervention was changed with the aim of reducing and restricting their use.
Here, Rachel Allen looks at some research that set out to find out what has happened since the change in the law.[read the full story...]
Laurence Palfreyman summarises a recent survey of masculinity, alexithymia & fear of intimacy as predictors of UK men’s attitudes towards seeking professional psychological help.[read the full story...]
Jenny Fisher asks if the Local Area Agreement policy intervention and associated targets helped with social cohesion and offers useful pointers for further reading on the topic.[read the full story...]
Farhana Mann publishes her debut blog on an international analysis of psychotic experiences in the general population, which found a mean lifetime prevalence of having a psychotic experience was 5.8%.[read the full story...]
Martin Stevens discusses research on gender inequality and intergenerational patterns of care in Europe and reveals possible potential implications for current social care reform.[read the full story...]