Commissioning

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…

Better home care for older people – NICE quick guides

In collaboration with The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE), NICE have developed Quick guides on two Social care topics – Home care, and Oral health in care homes. These summarise key points of guidance, and signpost relevant resources. We’re seeking feedback on the developments users would like to be included…

Seeking an experienced professional to undertake an analysis of current Local Authority and CCG commissioning practices and identify how they impact on price and quality of domiciliary care services

LondonADASS are seeking an experienced professional to undertake an analysis of current Local Authority and CCG commissioning practices and identify how they impact on price and quality of domiciliary care services. This will include: Benchmarking of prices paid across London Analysis of the impact of domiciliary care price on quality…

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…

Winter-readiness information for London schools and nurseries

Winter-readiness information for London schools and nurseries

As winter approaches, it is important that schools are reminded and updated on important health considerations for their pupils/students, parents/carers and staff. Pupils and staff in schools are particularly susceptible to infections which increase over the winter months, such as seasonal influenza (flu) and stomach infections (such as norovirus). These can be very infectious…

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