From April this year, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) will assess the financial sustainability of those care providers local authorities would find ‘difficult to replace’ were they to financially fail. This will aim to provide local authorities with early warning of provider failure to help them prepare adequately to protect…
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The technical guidance on DPAs and advice on debt and charging has been rolled into one NAFAO Deferred payment agreements – implementation toolkit which forms a comprehensive guide for those implementing local deferred payment agreement (DPA) schemes. The main audiences are financial assessment officers and other back-office staff who will…
The DH has published this, with AIN help Informatics Specification for Care Act Part 2 Implementation Throughout 2014, the Department of Health, working with ADASS IN, has issued several updates to provide advice to Local Authorities and Adult Social Care IT Suppliers on Care Act requirements and the wider information…
Think Local Act Personal produced interactive tool for local authorities and partners to deliver Care Act compliant lean social care systems and processes for delivering personal budgets.
Care Act 2014: cap on care costs and appeals – Consultations – GOV.UK These reforms are part of the Care Act 2014 and are due to come into effect in April 2016. The guidance and regulations associated with the act set out how the act will work in practice.
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The LGA has now awarded the contract to a London chambers to develop the high level legal literacy training needed to support councils as they implement the Care Act. The training materials will focus specifically on areas of significant legal complexity and are intended to supplement the Regulations and Guidance…
This event is one of a series taking place in regions as part of the consultation on the draft regulations and guidance for the Care Act, due to come into effect in April 2016. The events are supported by the joint Programme Management Office for the care and support reforms…
Care and support reform implementation | Local Government Association If you are a care provider or other organisation working in the care and support sector, you will be able to access many of these campaign materials on the campaign resource centre.
Lorraine Stanforth is currently undertaking this work. Aiming for draft to be completed by end March 2015. A copy of the project brief is available here
Schedule of support and resources – 08 01 15 (3)
Young carers consultation response 2015
This version of the standards is a prototype for testing by Local Authorities and their partners. Feedback from this process will refine the standards ahead of their publication in early 2015, to support the implementation of the Care Act.
The LGA has issued this briefing note on the costs of implementing the Care Act
The London ADASS Branch Commissioners Network (Care Act) have issued this response to the consultation on the Commissioning for Better Outcomes document.
This Regional response to the DoH from London ADASS was issued on 15 August.
Surrey County Council have produced a webpage and a seven minute video which gives a simple summary of the Care Act and what it means for Surrey.