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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…

New Report: County Care Markets: Market Sustainability & the Care Act

New Report: County Care Markets: Market Sustainability & the Care Act

County Councils Network | New Report: County Care Markets: Market Sustainability & the Care Act CCN presents the culmination of an extensive research project into the sustainability of local care markets in county areas.The report County Care Markets: Market Sustainability and the Care Act, reveals the reality facing county care…

Individual Service Funds (ISFs) and Contracting for Flexible Support – Practice guidance to support implementation of the Care Act 2014

Individual Service Funds (ISFs) and Contracting for Flexible Support – Practice guidance to support implementation of the Care Act 2014

This report is part of a suite of resources commissioned by the Department of Health in partnership with the Local Government Association and the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services to support local government in implementing the Care Act 2014. For more information visit: www.local.gov.uk/care-support-reform. For more information, please visit www.thinklocalactpersonal.org.uk

Financial information and advice – Facilitating access to independent financial information and advice: practice guidance for local authorities

Financial information and advice – Facilitating access to independent financial information and advice: practice guidance for local authorities

This practice guidance has been developed to help local authorities meet their duty to facilitate access to independent financial information and advice under the Care Act 2014. It explains the different types of financial information and advice which are available and provides guidance to help identify those who may benefit…

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…

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…

Seeking an experienced professional to undertake a project looking at developing a financial tool for modelling the price of care

Seeking an experienced professional to undertake a project looking at developing a financial tool for modelling the price of care

LondonADASS are seeking an experienced professional to develop a financial modelling tool that facilitates or enables a strategic conversation between the London Boroughs’, existing and prospective market participants. If this model is to deliver real value then it needs to be about more than just pricing. Project Brief Developing a financial…

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