Renfrewshire Council

Appendix B - Programme of work

The Commission undertook the following programme of work:

Supporting those with the highest need/suffering most severe disadvantage

  • how do we assess this level of need in Renfrewshire?
  • what resources are we currently deploying?
  • what outcomes could we achieve if we look at issues differently?
  • particular focus on drug related deaths.

Prevention and early intervention

  • impact of trauma
  • missed opportunities to engage or support at all life stages
  • do we have the right supports and services in place?
  • do we do the right things in terms of education and low level support
  • engagement with children and young people.


  • potential of communities to support
  • routes to employability
  • supporting cultural shift
  • reducing stigma.