A series of practical resources has been released to support health and social care staff in reducing DToCs
NICE and SCIE have released a new quick guide for practitioners on achieving best outcomes for the people they work with
Summary sheet for commissioners and providers of specialised housing and care services
The Open University and University of Kent have published a report aiming to inform commissioning
Register for a SCIE account and gain access now
The University of Bristol’s Learning Disabilities Mortality Review 2017-18 is available
The ICBO Framework has been developed by the LGA based on the 2015 Commissioning for Better Outcomes Framework
NG93 covers service design and delivery for children, young people and adults
Support tools and guidance setting out the principles and processes have been published
Details of the LeDeR national case repository
Looking at Finance, Planning, Delivery, Integration and Process
New mortality data for 2016 has been added to the End of Life Care Profiles for local authorities
Book launch invite – registration required
New guidance produced by LondonADASS and partners
Free to download standards from SFC and PBS Academy.
NHS England has released an Easyread update on TCPs.
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.
Recruitment and retention issues in occupational therapy have been the subject of significant concern for many years. There is a small evidence base which suggests that satisfaction, professional development opportunities, career development pathways, supervision and the positive aspects of an individual’s role may impact positively on the occupational therapy workforce…
We are highlighting a guide on the effect of the Care Act 2014 on equipment provision, produced by the London Borough Occupational Therapy Management Group. Click here to download.