Peer reviews

Seeking finance leads to join Use of Resources peer review teams Owing to the popularity of the Use of Resources peer review methodology we are seeking finance leads to join upcoming peer review teams. Commitment of peer reviewers includes: Attend a pre-meet (approximately 2 hours with fellow review team members…

Partner information and requests

Healthy London Partnership The Specialised Commissioning Programme are seeking an ADASS representative to sit on their Board to ensure ADASS is fully engaged in their work. This will be very much in line with our other programmes and with similar arrangements, including a monthly Programme Board meeting in Central London.…

Commissioners Network Update

Highfield Level 3 Award in Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement (RQF) Request for one commissioner per LA to undertake the assessor training which is a one day event that will run in August. Assessors will be required to assess three students on the course. Could LAs send details of their nominated assessor…

Accessible Information Standard event

Accessible Information Standard event

The  Accessible Information Standard  https://www.england.nhs.uk/ourwork/patients/accessibleinfo-2/ directs and defines a specific, consistent approach to identifying, recording, flagging, sharing and meeting the information and communication support needs of patients, service users, carers and parents, where those needs relate to a disability, impairment or sensory loss. NHS England will be running 8 regional…

PBS Competence Framework

PBS Competence Framework

The PBS Competence Framework is now available to download from the Skills for Care PBS web page: http://www.skillsforcare.org.uk/Skills/People-whose-behaviour-challenges/Positive-behaviour-support.aspx The Positive Behaviour Support Coalition (http://pbscoalition.blogspot.co.uk/) are due to post information about resources to implement the PBS Competence Framework on the blog early in 2016.

Transforming Care

Transforming Care

The NHS has published a national plan: ‘Building the right support: A national implementation plan to develop community services and close inpatient facilities for people with a learning disability and/or autism’: https://www.england.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/ld-nat-imp-plan-oct15.pdf This sets out the work done by the fast track sites, the new services needed and proposed CCG…

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