Carers Leads Network

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 2018/19

  • 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

Updated Guide to Efficient and Effective Interventions for Implementing the Care Act

These documents have been produced by the ADASS Carers Policy Network and they bring together a summary of the key sections of the statutory guidance relating to carers with existing[...]

Intermediate care quick guide

Intermediate care is a very effective way of maintaining or improving people’s level of independence, particularly after an accident or hospital stay. It can help them to achieve the goals[...]

Exemplar models and support for older carers and carers of people with dementia

Excerpt from the executive summary: Support for carers needs to be considered within the context of the national policy agenda for health and care. The Department of Health sets an annual[...]

Future meetings & events

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

Past meetings & events

Date/Time Event Notes
12/06/2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Carers Leads Network - June 2019
London Councils, London
21/05/2019
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
DToC Roadshow – Learning from Winter 2018/19
Grange City Hotel, London

Enter Feedback

Aim: To support local systems in preparing for Winter 2019/20 through:

  • Understanding the current London position in relation to DToC and Long Length of Stay
  • Sharing good practice around maximising wellbeing in the community
  • Understanding strengths based / asset-based approach to support discharge from hospital
  • Exploring innovative technological solutions to helping people stay well in the community
13/03/2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Carers Leads Network - March 2019
London Councils, London
12/12/2018
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Carers Leads Network - December 2018
London Councils, London
05/09/2018
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Carers Leads Network - September 2018
London Councils, London
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

Surveys

 

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