Research programme evaluating the early implementation of the 1990 NHS & Community Care Act. It examined the contrasting models of care management & sought the perspectives of practitioners, users & carers.
Study of supply and retention of foster carers in Scotland
This research was commissioned to evaluate current practice with discretionary schemes with a view to producing good practice guidance for the implementation of future mandatory licensing.
Drawing on both quantitative and qualitative research, this study examined the extent and nature of witness intimidation in Strathclyde.
Study aimed to design and test measuring instruments which could be used to assess the competence of trainees and practitioners in their use of three specific physical restraint techniques.
This work was commissioned to provide advice on the design, content and implementation of a system to enable regular monitoring of retail development activity.
This research explored the patterns of welfare and mutual care of Pakistani elderly people and their families in Glasgow, with particular reference to use or lack of use of social work services.
This evaluates two pilot projects which were designed to provide independently verified information relating to the personal circumstances of bail applicants which would assist bail decisions.
The findings described here set out the views and perceptions of 130 newly qualified social workers in Scotland about their training and their first year in work.
The research was commissioned by The Scottish Office to review elements of the General Permitted Development Order (GPDO).
Research to identify the role of residential care in relation to other forms of child care provision.
The overall aims of the study were to identify gaps in current knowledge about the potential threats of E.coli 0157 to drinking water.
The aim of this study is to examine the process and outcomes of community-based throughcare.
It examines the initial responses of key criminal justice decision-makers and Scottish Office officials to early arrangements for policy implementation.
This study is part of the social research programme designed to evaluate policy implementation. It examines the process and outcomes of probation supervision.
This study is part of the social research programme designed to evaluate policy implementation. It examines the impact of the policy on sentencer decision-making.
These findings draw on the results of 6 studies which make up the first 2 phases of a social research programme designed to evaluate policy implementation.
It sets the national and local context within which the other studies in the programme examine progress towards policy objectives.
This research surveyed the views of practice teachers and their managers in order to provide a profile of current professional and management issues relating to practice placement provision.
This is the 1998 edition of the annual Social Work Research Bulletin which provides information about the research programme supported by the Social Work Services Group (SWSG).