Thinking Ahead tool kit that family carers and/or individuals can use to plan ahead for their family members when they will no longer be around to supported them, rather than leave things to chance or statutory services to figure out

I’m Thinking Ahead is an easy read guide for people with learning disabilities that sits alongside the original Thinking Ahead guide and covers: How to plan How to make choices How to get the right housing and support Both of the guides are now also available as a downloadable pdf which…

Training package called ‘Learn with Me’ that has been co-produced with Family Carers and Local Authority Staff in London Borough of Islington.

Training package called ‘Learn with Me’ that has been co-produced with Family Carers and Local Authority Staff in London Borough of Islington. Here is the link to the website which explains the project, and has a 3 minute clip from the 45 minute film: http://www.centre404.org.uk/learnwithus/welcome Excerpt from the website: A good three…

LGA Adults Peer Training Events

LGA Adults Peer Training Events

The Local Government Association is holding a number of free one day training events for those interested in becoming an LGA peer to take part in Adult Social Care and Adult Safeguarding Peer Challenges. This includes the new Commissioning for Better Outcomes Peer Challenges. Peer challenges are managed and delivered…

Care Improvement Works | Skills for Care and SCIE

Care Improvement Works | Skills for Care and SCIE

Free, reliable guides, learning tools and resources for providers of adult social care in England. These are mapped to the Care Quality Commission’s inspection questions and key lines of enquiries (KLOEs). Find improvement and workforce development resources from Skills for Care and the Social Care Institute for Excellence to help…

The Workforce Development Innovation Fund (WDIF) – Applications for WDIF 2015-2016 open at 8am on Friday 8 May. And closes 1pm 5th June

The Workforce Development Innovation Fund (WDIF) – Applications for WDIF 2015-2016 open at 8am on Friday 8 May. And closes 1pm 5th June

http://www.skillsforcare.org.uk/Funding/Workforce-development-innovation-fund/Workforce-development-innovation-fund-%28WDIF%29.aspx The Workforce Development Innovation Fund (WDIF) is a special funding stream within the Workforce Development Fund (WDF). It aims to fund projects that are innovative in their approach to influencing workforce development in the longer term. It has a similar focus to WDF – on supporting ongoing professional development…

Skills for Care Work Programme for 15/16

Skills for Care Work Programme for 15/16

Phil Porter, co-chair of the ADASS Workforce Development Policy Network would like to draw your attention to the following: Skills for Care has developed an ambitious Work Programme for 15/16 based on priorities identified through strong engagement with commissioners through the ADASS Workforce network and Executive meetings, with employers through…

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