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Youth unemployment is one of the biggest problems facing Europe. It has increased substantially in most countries since the 2008–2009 financial crisis, but has been rising relative to the unemployment rate of older adults for far longer. This report presents new statistical analysis of the problem, and uses the results…
This briefing shows that all ethnic minority groups in England are more likely to live in deprived neighbourhoods than the White British majority. • The proportion living in the most deprived neighbourhoods  decreased for most ethnic groups between 2001 and 2011 as a result of faster population growth in all…
The Improving Access Psychological Therapies (IAPT) data set is a regular return of data generated by providers of IAPT services in the course of delivering these services to patients. The data also includes information from Independent Sector Organisations who are also providers of NHS IAPT services. The IAPT data set…
NICE quality standards describe high-priority areas for quality improvement in a defined care or service area. Each standard consists of a prioritised set of specific, concise and measurable statements. They draw on existing guidance, which provides an underpinning, comprehensive set of recommendations, and are designed to support the measurement of…
Homeless women are not accessing the support of social services that they need to progress due to a lack of service coordination and the complex needs of the service users, a recent project has found. Researchers at the University of Bristol found that homeless women ‘are used to making themselves…
The ‘Reshaping Care for Older People: Engaging the Independent Sector’ project, initiated in April 2012, has been the catalyst for a significant shift by the sector in understanding and being involved in the RCOP agenda, and in engagement with the sector by local partnerships. Despite a limited financial resource, the…
The Centre for Excellence for Looked after Children In Scotland (CELCIS) have published a report on the sexual exploitation of looked after children in Scotland. The report, commissioned by the Care Inspectorate, is to be used to strengthen their inspection activity, and undertake, along with scrutiny partners, a wider study…
An audit of how the Catholic order the Christian Brothers dealt with abuse allegations has found only 12 brothers were convicted of crimes between 1975 and today. A review of the congregation's files found that its initial response to the need to report abuse to the authorities was not systematic…
A report setting out the findings of a review into the care at a Carrickfergus nursing home will not be published until the new year. Cherry Tree House came under fire after a whistleblower made several allegations regarding quality of care, safeguarding and employment issues at the North Road nursing…
A ban on multi-buy drink promotions in Scotland has not cut the amount of alcohol bought by consumers, according to a study. The drink industry appears to have countered the move by slashing prices, researchers suggest. The Scottish Government was among the first in the world to call a halt…
The performance of West Sussex adult social care services is the subject of an annual report published by the council today. From 2012-2013, West Sussex county council supported more than 12,000 adults living at home with services provided or commissioned by adults’ services. The report highlights areas where progress has…
This page lists the reports for Brook House IRC from 2010 until present. Brook House is an immigration removal centre located near Gatwick airport and operated by G4S. Holding only adult male detainees, it has just under 450 available places. At this unannounced inspection we found that there had been…