Implementation of the Care Act

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…

NOMS Instructions which support implementation of the Care Act in England are now published

NOMS Instructions which support implementation of the Care Act in England are now published

The three instructions detailed below are relevant. PSI 17/2015 – Prisoners Assisting Other Prisoners PSI 16/2015 – Adult Safeguarding In Prison PSI 15/2015 – AI 10/2015 – PI 11/2015 – Adult Social Care PSI 15/2015 includes a template for Memoranda of Understanding between partners to support governance and operation of…

Pensions advice

Pensions advice

Ahead of the introduction of new pension flexibilities on 6 April, government has launched the Pension Wise service, a free and impartial government service that helps people to understand their new pension options.  This is available at www.pensionwise.gov.uk and DH are working to ensure further information about the risks and…

NFCN Planning Ahead – Advanced Decision Making Event 23rd March 2015

NFCN Planning Ahead – Advanced Decision Making Event 23rd March 2015

Date: Monday 23rd March 2015 (NCVO, London) National Family Carer Network are working with NHS England, London Region to provide a choice of one day events for family carers on Planning Ahead – Advanced Decision Making. For more information – click here for flyer If you’re interested, please fill in the…

Presentation materials – London legal literacy event

Presentation materials – London legal literacy event

Slides used at the London legal literacy event Complete slide pack. Please note – “The information in these training manuals is not a substitute for legal or other professional advice. In the case of a need for any such expertise consult with the appropriate professional. These manuals should serve only as…

Care and Support for Deafblind Children and Adults Policy Guidance

Care and Support for Deafblind Children and Adults Policy Guidance

DH issued “Care and Support for Deafblind Children and Adults Policy Guidance” in December 2014. The reference to this guidance is tucked away in paragraph 22.23 of the Care and Support Statutory Guidance. This new guidance replaces the “Social Care for Deafblind Children and Adults (2009) Guidance” from 1 April…

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