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Community Care 8 Jan 14
Mental health staff to be based at police stations in bid to cut reoffending
Community Care Mental health staff are to be based in police stations and courts in England as part of a pilot scheme designed to cut reoffending and get people access to treatment.
Community Care 6 Jan 14
From Birmingham to Vancouver: how the Social Care Curry Club took on a life of its own
Community Care “It wasn’t strategic, there was no business plan and there still isn’t one,” says George Julian, co-founder of the Social Care Curry Club, reflecting on how far the scheme has come in the last six months.
Community Care 2 Jan 14
Troubled families leads dominate as New Year Honours list recognises social care professionals
Community Care Six managers responsible for turning round the lives of “troubled families” were among several social care professionals recognised in the New Year Honours list.
Gordon Carson Community Care 1 Apr 10
How the CAF has benefited Walsall’s children with additional needs
The Common Assessment Framework is a key part of delivering frontline services that are integrated, and are focused around the needs of children and young people. CAF offers a standardised approach to conducting assessments of children’s additional needs and deciding how these should be met. It is used by practitioners across children’s services in England. An analysis in Walsall found one group was seriously under-represented: families from ethnic minorities…