Free to download standards from SFC and PBS Academy.
Contribute to guidance on how services should operate for people with LD.
Check this new set of resources relating to Annual Health Checks.
NHS England has released an Easyread update on TCPs.
Please check this link for details of two upcoming TCP workshops being run by Skills for Health and Health Education England: 15th June 2017 12th July 2017
January’s Forum focused on developing high quality out of hospital care – which is central to the delivery of ambitions set out in London’s five Sustainability and Transformation Plans. The Forum aimed to support development of value based care by sharing different out of hospital care initiatives that have or…
The Law Commission recommends that the DoLS should be replaced with a new scheme called the Liberty Protection Safeguards. The final report (which includes the draft Bill) and other project documents are available here. The report and draft Bill will now be considered by Government.
This revised guidance will come into effect on 25th April 2017.
The Mayor of London has published the following consultation: Open link
NHS England have published a consultation: Open link
The Government has published a consultation: Open link
The Department for Communities and Local Government and Department for Work and Pensions have released a consultation seeking views on the design of the Government’s new housing costs funding model for supported housing, as well as views on how funding for emergency and short term placements should work. It covers…
Haringey’s Public Health Department has shared an informative review of literature relating to alcohol and substance use in people with learning disabilities.
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…
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.
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…