Innovation in local government is about improving the lives of the people in our communities. Browse through our case studies to see the many innovative programmes councils are involved in. Councils are doing remarkable work to address the challenges brought by coronavirus. The City Region argues that devolution has allowed it to move away from policy silos and address interconnected problems in a far more joined up way, for example Households into Work having an impact on social housing strategy. In , partners in St Helens realised they had to do something radically different to tackle growing costs and demand and make the best use of available resources. They undertook development sessions with the LGA and others, and decided to implement an ambitious and rapid programme of transformation.
Landmarks in law: the case that shone a spotlight on domestic violence
Domestic abuse: learning from case reviews | NSPCC Learning
Domestic violence DV has a devastating public health, clinical and economic impact on women. It is also a major breach of human rights. IRIS Identification and Referral to Improve Safety , a University of Bristol led randomised controlled trial of a training and support programme to improve the general practice response to DV, demonstrated a substantial increase in identification of victims and their referral to specialist DV services resulting in a subsequent reduction in recurrent abuse and improved quality of life. The programme has now been commissioned by clinical commissioning groups CCGs and local authorities in 12 English localities and the training delivered to general practices.
An in-depth study of ethics and values within social work; domestic violence Social Work Report Gavin Simpson Abstract: Introduction: Short term aim: Raise awareness for current and future social workers about the ethical dilemmas they face whilst dealing with domestic abuse cases. I also aim to complete this assignment for the purposes of completing an Access to Social Work Diploma. Long term aim:Bring this subject to the attention of social workers who are likely to face at some point in their career; a client suffering domestic abuse and being faced with a dilemma of how to protect the service user whilst maintaining autonomy of the service user.