This is a study of local authority decision-making in respect to long-term decision making and early intervention services. The study seeks to gain a better understanding of the factors that facilitate and hinder delivery of improved outcomes for children and families over the longer-term. This report synthesises the data gathered from: a literature review; 30 telephone interviews with senior officers and members in local authorities in England; and feedback from 49 subject matter experts attending five regional events.
Commissioning resources and services
This guidance aims to support NHS and local authority commissioners of care homes to ensure that safeguarding is central to the commissioning process and a primary concern for residential and nursing care home providers.
This report provides a guide for commissioners and health and wellbeing board members. It sets out the key policy and operational drivers for a sustainable development approach to health and social care design and delivery. This includes specific detail regarding climate change and other environmental issues, but also covers social and economic sustainability. Short case studies of good practice at a local level illustrate the gains for health, efficiency, risk management, reputation and legislative compliance. There are links to further information and resources.
This film highlights the importance of meaningful participation of children and young people in service design and industry.
This film looks at how clinical commissioning groups led by GPs can work with social care to improve outcomes for people with long-term conditions.
Part of Reablement
This At a glance briefing summarises research and practice evidence about reablement. It explains how to move from a traditional home care service to a new reablement service.
Part of Reablement
This At a glance briefing outlines research and practice evidence about reablement and describes what is required for successful implementation for commissioners of adult social care.
A short film about commissioning personalised services based on work in Dorset
Short film about commissioning services to support personalisation based on work in London
How working with adult social care can help clinicial commissioning groups manage the care of people with long-term conditions