People at the heart of positive change

East Lothian Champs


How can we mainstream the involvement of people with lived experience in social work and social care - to drive improvement, generate positive change, and do it all in a meaningful and effective way?

Integrated assessments in children’s services

ESSS Outline

Explores the evidence around integrated assessment in children's services, including children's and families' experiences of the assessment process, good practice, electronic information systems, data protection, privacy and the potential impacts of surveillance.

Frameworks for child participation in social care

ESSS Outline

Summarises evidence relating to participation frameworks for children and young people in social care, including examples of good practice as well as specific contexts, such as in child protection, and with BAME and disabled youth.