Results from the 2008 survey: Up-to-date and accurate information on families’ childcare arrangements, their views of the childcare providers they use, and their thoughts about childcare in their local area...
The study aims to find out what is important to people in their quality of life, and how they weigh up different aspects, such as love and support vs independence. The measure we come up will be used to guide funding decisions in health and social care.
The Department of Health (DH) has commissioned the Diet and Health Study 2011 to monitor progress towards the recommended adult salt intake target of 6g per day. The study is being carried out in England and involves adults aged 19-64.
The main aim of the national evaluation of the Graduate Leader Fund (GLF) was to assess the implementation of the GLF and its impact on the quality of early years provision in the private, voluntary and independent (PVI) sector.
Quit4u is a smoking cessation initiative which combines up to 12 weekly payments of £12.50 for each week the participant is verified as 'smoke free' with pharmacotherapy and group or one-to-one support to support people to quit.
The 2010 report for the Health Survey for England focuses on respiratory health and lung function. The report provides the latest findings from the authoritative health survey with trends dating back to 1993.
This case study looks at the implementation, delivery and outcomes of Virtual Campus, an ICT platform that allows Education, Training and Employment providers in prisons and offender-learners access to training materials and secure websites...
Twenty Intensive Intervention Projects (IIPs) were set up across England during 2008 to work with young people aged 8 to 19 with the most complex needs. These projects were part of the Youth Task Force Action Plan which was launched in March 2008 by the former Labour Government, aiming to target 1,000 of the most challenging young people every year.
The concept of fair treatment by public services can be broken down into: professionalism and respect; information; procedures; and outcomes. Questions should be designed to examine each of these aspects of fairness separately.
This study informed recommendations for the reform of the youth justice system and other related services for children and young people. These recommendations were made by the Independent Commission on Youth Crime and Antisocial Behaviour.
The connection between young people's social and anti-social behaviour, their long-term outcomes and way in which behaviours can be changed through public intervention are at the core of this investigation.
The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has commissioned NatCen and Professor Julian Roberts (University of Oxford) to conduct an evidence and practice review of the support offered to victims of crime and measurement of victim outcomes.
NatCen were commissioned by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) to conduct a large programme of qualitative research as part of the evaluation of the Support for Very Long-term Unemployed (SVLTU) Trailblazer.
NatCen was commissioned by the Cabinet Office to conduct an independent study into the motivations of young people involved in or affected by the riots – the report is the first, and currently only, major study to be based on what young people themselves have to say