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Learning Disability Liaising Nursing Services in South East Scotland: A mixed methods impact and outcome research study
To explore and identify the impact of Learning Disability Liaison Nursing (LDLN) Services in NHS Lothian, Forth Valley, Borders and Fife on the healthcare experiences of people with a learning disability attending for ...
Participation for Change
In September 2002, new legal rights in the form of the Community Care and Health (Scotland) Act 2002 recognised the contribution of many thousands of unpaid carers in Scotland. This briefing reports on a study of how Carers ...
Breastfeeding in Scotland: the impact of advice for mothers
In the last two decades western societies have witnessed a new-found social and political interest in the promotion of breastfeeding. Scotland has recently passed legislation to make breastfeeding in public a right. ...
Parents, Doctors and Personal Care
This research briefing reports on some key findings from a study of doctors and patients relationships in general and family practice medicine. The study examined how patients, all parents with young children, and general ...
Best practice in learning disability and dementia
Dementia is a particular concern for service providers supporting older people with learning disabilities. Until recently little forward planning had been built into services to prepare for residents to grow older, and ...
Parents teenagers and family life: a qualitative investigation
Divorce is not only a social and legal institution that is the legal dissolution of a legal marriage, but is also a major life transition, with often negative emotional, social and practical consequences for many of the ...
Understanding Children's Lives: How children and parents experience and understand social and health inequalities
Children's differing social circumstances and experiences are part of the pathways implicated in health and illness in adulthood. However, children's own perspectives tend to be absent from adult-defined data about health ...
Caringscapes: experiences of caring and working
There is growing interest in ways in which people combine working with caring, and what can be done to make the balance of work and care more manageable. In this paper, Linda McKie, Susan Gregory and Sophia Bowlby explore ...
Home birth in Scotland: exploring women's views
Planning a home birth within a hospital birth-based culture presents possibilities and challenges for women, their families and their attendants. The study reported here sought to increase understanding about women's ...
Growing Up in Scotland: A Study Following the Lives of Scotland's Children
(Scottish Government, 2007-01-19)
The first research report on Sweep 1 findings of the Growing Up in Scotland study