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

Carers week

June 11th - 17th This week will see over 1,250 events taking place across the country to celebrate the contributions of carers. Take a look at the Carers Week website or search[...]

Thinking Ahead tool kit that family carers and/or individuals can use to plan ahead for their family members when they will no longer be around to supported them, rather than leave things to chance or statutory services to figure out

I'm Thinking Ahead is an easy read guide for people with learning disabilities that sits alongside the original Thinking Ahead guide and covers: How to plan How to make choices How[...]

Training package called 'Learn with Me’ that has been co-produced with Family Carers and Local Authority Staff in London Borough of Islington.

Training package called 'Learn with Me’ that has been co-produced with Family Carers and Local Authority Staff in London Borough of Islington. Here is the link to the website which explains[...]

Future meetings & events

Date/Time Event Notes
05/09/2018
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Carers Leads Network - September 2018
London Councils, London
12/12/2018
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Carers Leads Network - December 2018
London Councils, London
13/03/2019
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Carers Leads Network - March 2019
London Councils, London
12/06/2019
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Carers Leads Network - June 2019
London Councils, London
04/09/2019
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Carers Leads Network - September 2019
London Councils, London
11/12/2019
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Carers Leads Network - December 2019
London Councils, London
11/03/2020
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Carers Leads Network - March 2020
London Councils, London

Past meetings & events

Date/Time Event Notes
16/05/2018
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Carers Leads Network - May 2018
London Councils, London
14/03/2018
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Carers Leads Network - March 2018
London Councils, London
13/12/2017
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Carers Leads Network - December 2017 - Cancelled
06/09/2017
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Carers Leads Network - September 2017
London Councils, London
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
14/10/2015
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Carers Leads Network October 2015

Focused on:

 

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

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

Slides from the event

15/12/2014
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Carers Leads Network December 2014

Focused on Care Act Regs and Guidance

21/11/2014
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Carers Leads Network November 2014

Focused on Care Act implementation


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