NG93 covers service design and delivery for children, young people and adults
We are highlighting a guide on the effect of the Care Act 2014 on equipment provision, produced by the London Borough Occupational Therapy Management Group. Click here to download.
The National Audit Office published a report on local support for people with a learning disability on March 3rd 2017. This includes an update on progress in the Transforming Care programme and on the numbers of people with learning disabilities in employment and settled accommodation. The summary of the report…
NHS Digital have released the key findings from the Safeguarding Adults Collection 15/16.
NHS England has released a helpful new document about the use of psychotropic drugs on people with learning disabilities.
A PDF version of NHS England’s Transforming Care Newsletter is available to download: Transforming Care – NHS England – National Newsletter Issue 1
NHS England has commissioned the Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership (HQIP) and the University of Bristol to undertake the first national programme to review – and ultimately reduce – premature deaths of people with learning disabilities. The LeDeR Programme has two key overall aims: To drive improvement in the quality of…
A £1.75m partnership with NHS England is set to deliver funding and support to Clinical Commissioning Groups and NHS Trusts. This will enable: People with learning disabilities to move out of medical institutions and ATUs into ordinary family homes People recovering from strokes and other health crises to receive their step-down care…
As part of Government’s response to the House of Lords Scrutiny Report on the Mental Capacity Act (including Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards) last year SCIE have been engaged to establish a Directory providing access to information and good practice in relation to the MCA and DoLS. The website was launched…
This version of the standards is a prototype for testing by Local Authorities and their partners. Feedback from this process will refine the standards ahead of their publication in early 2015, to support the implementation of the Care Act.
The LGA has issued this briefing note on the costs of implementing the Care Act
The London ADASS Branch Commissioners Network (Care Act) have issued this response to the consultation on the Commissioning for Better Outcomes document.
This Regional response to the DoH from London ADASS was issued on 15 August.
Surrey County Council have produced a webpage and a seven minute video which gives a simple summary of the Care Act and what it means for Surrey.