Integrating personal budgets for people with mental health problems provides an overview of the terminology and policy background, puts forward some recommendations for implementation and examines key areas that need to be tackled for integration.
Local authorities resources and services
Part of Care Act 2014
A quick guide to providing appropriate and proportionate assessment under the Care Act 2014 for adults requiring care or their carer. It looks at what makes an assessment appropriate and proportionate; provides information on conducting an assessment; the importance of using a person-centred approach when carrying out assessment; and what happens following assessment. It highlights the need for the self-assessment process is flexible enough to be adapted to any individuals needs and circumstances to ensure their maximum participation. The guide also highlights the importance of information and data sharing as part of the assessment process, and the different levels of consent needed to share information in adult and carer's assessments. A check list of core duties and a list of useful references are included. The guide should be read in conjunction with the Care and Support (Assessment) Regulations 2014 and Chapter 6 of the statutory guidance.
Partnership working in child protection: improving liaison between acute pediatric and child protection services
Summary of how hospital trusts and councils' social care services can work together to identify and prevent child abuse and maltreatment
Partnership working in child protection: improving liaison between acute paediatric and child protection services
Report on how hospital trusts and councils' social care services can work together to identify and prevent child abuse and maltreatment.
This film looks at how hospitals and local authorities can work together more effectively to protect children and identify and reduce the risk of maltreatment.
Hospital, council and police staff in Scunthorpe explain how they work together to protect children
Hospital and council staff in Cardiff explain how they work together to protect children
This film discusses the business case for reablement, highlighting potential benefits from the perspective of health and social care commissioners.
Managing the transfer of responsibilities under the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards: a resource for local authorities and healthcare commissioners commissioners
Changes to the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards come into force on 1 April 2013. This resources describes the changes to the identity of the supervisory body in health settings and offers guidance on how local authorities, hospitals, PCTs, and CCGs can work together to ensure that the rights of vulnerable people who may be subject to the Deprivation of Liberty safeguards are protected during and after the transfer.
This review looks at key challenges to successful implementation of personal budgets for older people and has started to identify positive practice and solutions.