Commissioning Leads Network

Phil Porter

Phil Porter

DASS Lead: Phil Porter, Strategic Director – Adult Social Services, LB Brent

Membership: This network is open to commissioning leads in Local Authorities

Service Alerts

Key Aims for 2017/18

  • To collaborate regionally to deliver the Level 5 Certificate in Principles of Commissioning for Wellbeing (RQF) qualification
  • To develop a core set of quality standards to support quality improvement within home care and bed based care services
  • To develop the commissioning peer review methodology and training component
  • To populate the financial modelling tool for bed based care services

Resources

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Recent News

Accepting Expressions Of Interest to develop, deliver and evaluate the HABC Level 5 Certificate in Principles of Commissioning for Wellbeing (FQF)

The overall objective of this project is to develop, deliver (through a blended approach) and evaluate the roll out of the HABC Level 5 Certificate in Principles of Commissioning for[...]

Better home care for older people - NICE quick guides

In collaboration with The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE), NICE have developed Quick guides on two Social care topics - Home care, and Oral health in care homes. These summarise[...]

Commissioning advocacy under the Care Act: Emerging good practice


Future meetings and events

Date/Time Event Notes
13/11/2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Commissioners Network - November 2017
London Councils, London
15/01/2018
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Commissioners Network - January 2018
London Councils, London
23/03/2018
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Commissioners Network - March 2018
London Councils, London

Past network meetings and events

Date/Time Event Notes
09/10/2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Commissioners Network - October 2017
London Councils, London

This meeting has been moved from 11th September 2017

24/08/2017
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
HABC Level 3 Award in Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement Induction day
London Councils, London

 Pre Reading 

9.00 Arrival. Coffee. ID checks All Assessors and Tristan to assist
9.30 Welcome Maddy
9.40 Session 1. Principles and requirements of assessment. Preparing and planning assessment
11.10 Break
11.25 Session 2 Involving learners and others. Assessment Decision making
12.40 Lunch
1.15 Session 3 Quality assurance, Legal and good practice requirements. information management,

Feedback, questioning

2.30 Assessment planning Trainee Assessors agree assessment with their assessors,plan first tasks on one file and agree a date for first professional discussion
3.30 Next steps, Goodbye and close. Maddy

N.B. Please bring with you one item of photo ID (eg Passport/Driving License)

03/08/2017
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
HABC Level 3 Award in Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement Induction day
London Councils, London

 Pre Reading 

9.00 Arrival. Coffee. ID checks All Assessors and Tristan to assist
9.30 Welcome Maddy
9.40 Session 1. Principles and requirements of assessment. Preparing and planning assessment
11.10 Break
11.25 Session 2 Involving learners and others. Assessment Decision making
12.40 Lunch
1.15 Session 3 Quality assurance, Legal and good practice requirements. information management,

Feedback, questioning

2.30 Assessment planning Trainee Assessors agree assessment with their assessors,plan first tasks on one file and agree a date for first professional discussion
3.30 Next steps, Goodbye and close. Maddy

N.B. Please bring with you one item of photo ID (eg Passport/Driving License)

17/07/2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Commissioners Network - July 2017
London Councils, London
15/05/2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Commissioners Network - May 2017
London Councils, London
14/03/2017
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
South London Care Home Network Forum
Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre, South Bank London

Sensory

Presentations and speakers will include:

  • The Sensory Room: A multi-sensory stimulation for older people in care homes. Dr Anke Jakob, Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture, Kingston University
  • Understanding good nutritional care for people living with dementia in care homes. Professor Jane Murphy. Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, Bournemouth University
  • Making Mealtimes Matter. Robert Frampton, Bromley Community Healthcare.

Lunch will also be provided as well as a fantastic opportunity to network.

16/05/2016
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Asset Based Community Development Workshop
South Camden Centre for Health, London
07/04/2016
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Market Shaping workshop
23/03/2016
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
National market Development Forum

Presentations

10/03/2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Better use of Care at Home

Presentations

 

07/03/2016
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
The value of engaging people in service change - Healthwatch England event

Presentations

21/07/2015
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Exploring the options for integrated commissioning | The King's Fund (free online event)

This free live online event examines the options for moving towards integrated commissioning, as proposed in our report, Options for integrated commissioning

It is now being streamed live

Source: The King’s Fund

12/05/2015
9:45 am - 1:00 pm
London Market Development Forum: Promoting personalisation and enabling market diversity

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

28/01/2015
9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Use of Resources workshop with Professor John Bolton

Slides from the event


Surveys


SurveyStatus
Care Act temperature check Results
Care Certificate - local actions Results
Direct Payments Results
Homecare Providers: LLW Results
Meals on Wheels Results
Skills for Care National Minimum Dataset (NMDS) Results

 

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