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Feb 25, 2013

Julie Gardener, Assistant Director of VOCAL (Voice of carers across Lothian) talks about developing a personal outcomes approach and outcomes for integration of health and social care.

The recording was made on the 25th February 2013 at an event organised by the Social Services Research Group (SSRG) entitled, 'Improving...


Feb 19, 2013

Self directed support in Scotland. The 10-year national plan for self-directed support aims to bring SDS into the mainstream of social care and increase the number of people directing their own support. In 2009, the Scottish Government selected three local authorities - Glasgow, Dumfries and Galloway and Highland - to...


Feb 7, 2013

Young people who are looked after at home or are under a Home Supervision Requirement make up the largest proportion of young people who are looked after (around 5,400 out of a population of just over 16,000). They have the poorest educational outcomes compared to other groups, yet have been largely neglected...