Social Care Online

Social Care Online is provided by the UK organisation Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE). It contains research briefings, reports, legislation and government documents, journal articles, evidence-based practice, and websites relating to all aspects of social care.

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  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • Anyone with a UWE Bristol login can access this database

Access the Social Care Online database


Core subject areas include:

  • families, children, and young people
  • government and social policy
  • mental health and mental health care
  • people, groups, and communities (including older people, and black and minority ethnic people)
  • physical and learning disabilities
  • social care
  • social work and social workers

There are approximately 150,000 records on Social Care Online, the majority of which are from the UK. All of the resources are fully abstracted and referenced and many are available in full text.


Social Care Institute for Excellence