Carers Leads Network

Luke Addams

Luke Addams

Lead DASS: Luke Addams, Tower Hamlets

Membership: This network is open to carers leads in Local Authorities, Clinical Commissioning Groups, NHS England (London region), Mental Health Trusts & Skills for Care (London region)

Discussion Forum

Key Aims for 2017/18

  • Support the embedding of the carer element of the Care Act
  • Monitoring demand for carers assessments and support
  • Scoping of the financial impact with regards to carers
  • Working collaboratively to shape the market

Resources

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Recent News

Reshaping the workforce to deliver the care patients need

The Stay Well This Winter campaign

Easy Read version of the NHS England Carers Toolkit

Easy read version has now been produced, explaining how health services, social care services and carer support organisations can work together and help local Carers and their families. Both versions[...]

Future meetings & events

Date/Time Event Notes
06/09/2017
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Carers Leads Network - September 2017
London Councils, London
13/12/2017
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Carers Leads Network - December 2017
London Councils, London
14/03/2018
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Carers Leads Network - March 2018
London Councils, London

Past meetings & events

Date/Time Event Notes
17/05/2017
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Carers Leads Network - May 2017
London Councils, London
15/02/2017
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Carers Leads Network - February 2017
London Councils, London
21/12/2016
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Carers Leads Network - December 2016
24/10/2016
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Carers Network - October 2016
London Councils, London
11/07/2016
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Carers Network - July 2016

Focused on:

  • Care Act for carers: one year on Commission
  • Care Act stocktake
  • Peer review on carers – Reviewer and reviewee perspective
  • Carers week impact            
  • Carer discount card – next steps
19/05/2016
10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Transforming Care Event - for people with learning disabilities and family carers
Amnesty International UK, London
11/04/2016
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Carers Network - April 2016

Focused on:

  • Carers strategy: call for evidence
  • MoU & Common Commissioning Assurance Framework update
  • ESF
  • National & Regional Valuing Families Forum networks
  • Formula expressing what should be used in unit cost calculations for carers
  • Carers Week Planning (6 – 12 June 2016)
07/03/2016
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
The value of engaging people in service change - Healthwatch England event

Presentations

25/01/2016
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Carers Network - January 2016

Focused on:

  • Use of data to support identification of network’s priorities
  • Embedding the Care Act locally – progress in relation to carers
23/11/2015
10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Developing London Workforce Plan across the care sector

Write Up from the event

14/10/2015
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Carers Leads Network October 2015

Focused on:

 

30/09/2015
10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Co-production Workshop Event to be held in Greenwich - jointly organised by Advocacy in Greenwich, Kaleidoscope and LondonADASS

This event followed on from the 10th March Co-production event.

 

22/09/2015
10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Co-production Workshop Event to be held in Islington - jointly organised by Advocacy in Greenwich, Kaleidoscope and LondonADASS

This event on follows on from the 10th March Co-production event to work together to ensure that events that happened at Winterbourne View do not happen again.

 

15/09/2015
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Commissioning person centred care for the last year of life
15/07/2015
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Carers Leads Network July 2015

Focused on:

  • European Social Fund (2014 – 2020)
  • Telecare – charging
  • Approach to assessments and personal budgets
  • Monitoring of additional demand since April 2015
  • Shaping the market – local approaches
  • Carers week – impact locally
15/04/2015
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Carers Leads Network April 2015

Focused on:

  • Budget setting approaches
  • Care Act – progress
  • 2015/16 priorities 
30/03/2015
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Implementation of the Care Act, Approved Premises and Local Authorities

Slides and information from the event

24/03/2015
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Carers Leads Network March 2015

Focused on:

  • Implementation of the Care Act
  • Multi-Agency Safeguarding Adults Policy and Procedures
17/03/2015
9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Sector Led Improvement Annual Workshop

Slides from the event

24/02/2015
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
London Care Act Regional Consultation Event - 24th February 2015

Slides from the event


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