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Establishing a whole school food policy

This guide has been written to help your school develop, write and implement a whole school food policy. It is designed to be easy to follow and based firmly in the context of real school life. This resource was originally developed and produced by the He ...

Developing a Leaving and Aftercare Policy

The Youth Homelessness Strategy Monitoring Committee AFTERCARE, HOMELESS PEOPLE, RESIDENTIAL CARE, YOUNG PEOPLE The Youth Homelessness Strategy (YHS), was launched as Government policy in October 2001. The development of a leaving and aftercare policy is ...

Practice Guidelines on: Leaving Care and Aftercare Support

Social Services Inspectorate Practice guidelines on leaving residential care Section 45 of the Child Care Act 1991 sets out general powers that health boards have to support young people when leaving care. Whilst the statutory legislation does not place a ...

Practice Guidelines on: Children's Consultation

Social Services Inspectorate Practice guidelines on consultation with children in residential care The Social Services Inspectorate are aware of health board’s, and other providers of children’s residential services, commitment to listening to young peopl ...

Practice Guidelines on: Children's Access to Information

Social Services Inspectorate Practice guidelines on children's access to information The Social Services Inspectorate, in the course of carrying out inspections of children’s residential centres, has observed policies and practice about what informat ...

Consulting with Children with Disabilities as Service Users: Practical and Methodological Considerations

Social Services Inspectorate and Children's Research Centre ACCESS TO SERVICES, CHILD, CHILD IN CARE, DISABILITY, GOOD PRACTICE, RESIDENTIAL CARE This project was undertaken in response to a request from the Social Services Inspectorate (SSI) to unde ...

Practice Guidelines on: Responding to Unauthorised Absences

Social Services Inspectorate Policies and procedures to follow when a child is absent without permission from residential centres The majority of children’s residential centres have written policies and procedures for staff to follow when a child is absen ...

Practice Guidelines on Safeguarding and Child Protection in Children's Residential Centres

Social Services Inspectorate Child safety in residential care Social Services Inspectorate developed practice guidelines for use by service providers in relation to a number of issues in 2001. These included children’s rights and safeguarding and child pr ...

Fuel Poverty Action Guide

National Energy Action (NEA) BUDGET, COST, FUEL POVERTY, INSULATION, ENERGY BILL, HEATING, ENERGY EFFICIENCY This guide forms part of the European Fuel Poverty and Energy Efficiency Study (EPEE). This guide is designed to be a practical and easy-to-use do ...

Equality Impact Assessment: How to Reduce the Risk of Seasonal Excess Deaths Systematically in Vulnerable Older People to Impact at Population Level

Smithies, J., Health Inequalities National Support Team CLIMATE, CLIMATE CHANGE, FUEL POVERTY, MORTALITY, OLDER PEOPLE, VULNERABLE GROUP, WELLBEING This 'how to' guide is part of a resource pack 'redoubling efforts to achieve the 2010 natio ...

Promoting breastfeeding for mothers returning to work: a guide for employers

This booklet is the third in a series of Work Well guides aimed at promoting health in the workplace. It outlines to employers the business benefits of encouraging mothers to continue breastfeeding on return to work, the health benefits of breastfeeding f ...

Promoting physical activity at work: A guide for employers

This booklet is the second in a series of short guides aimed at promoting health in the workplace. It outlines to employers the benefits of promoting physical activity at work, how workplaces can be active places through simple activities and changes, wha ...

Talking about solvents

A guide for parents on discussing solvents with their teenagers Public Health Agency Substance misuse A guide for parents on discussing solvents with their teenagers Guidance Other Guidance http://www.publichealthagency.org/sites/default/files/Talking%20a ...

Stroke: Diagnosis and initial management of acute stroke and transient ischaemic attack (TIA)

National Collaborating Centre for Chronic Conditions Diagnosis and initial management of acute stroke and transient ischaemic attack (TIA) Diagnosis and initial management of acute stroke and transient ischaemic attack (TIA) The advice in the NICE guideli ...

Your Service, Your Say

Health Sevice Executive (HSE) Policy and Procedures for the Management of Consumer Feedback This booklet is a guide to the Health Service Executive’s policy and procedures document ‘The Management of Consumer Feedback to include Comments, Compliments and ...

Work Well: Healthy workplace guide

Health Promotion Agency Strategy to promote a healthy working environment This guide is the focal point of the Work Well initiative and the starting point for all businesses interested in adopting a healthy workplace strategy. It is aimed at employers, he ...

The Epic Project: Developing National Evidence-based Guidelines for Preventing Healthcare associated Infections

Department of Health Guidelines for preventing hospital-acquired infections Improved patient care is at the very heart of the NHS Plan and modernisation process. More robust arrangements for the control of infection in hospitals are a fundamental part of ...

Quality, Risk and Customer Care, National Hospitals Office Cleaning Manual- Acute Hospitals

National Hospitals Office (NHO) To provide guidance for cleaning services in acute hospitals, and support the IHSAB Hygiene Assessment Process This manual has been developed by the National Hospitals Office as part of its remit under quality, risk and cus ...

Promoting positive mental health at work: A guide for employers

Health Promotion Agency Policy to promote better mental health in the workplace This booklet is the latest in a series of short guides aimed at promoting health in the workplace. It outlines to employers the benefits of promoting mental health at work, ho ...

Nutrition and dental health guidelines for professionals

Health Promotion Agency Nutrition guidelines for health care professionals to promote better oral health Published as a regional resource for the first time, this booklet provides current, agreed nutritional guidance relating to the promotion of oral heal ...