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Local area coordination: from service users to citizens

BROAD Ralph

An exploration of how local area coordination can support people to pursue their vision for a good life, build stronger communities and help reform care services in England and Wales. Local area coordinators, from within their own local communities, provide information, advice and support to help people to solve their own problems. Instead of focusing on deficits, they help people focus...

Social value of local area coordination in Derby: a forecast social return on investment analysis for Derby City Council

MARSH Hannah

Presents the findings of a forecast analysis of the social value of local area coordination in Derby. The aim of local area coordination is to support residents in the local community to ‘get a life, not a service’, empowering individuals to find community based solutions instead of relying on services. The analysis demonstrates that over the three year forecast period with 10 local area...

Local area coordination: catalyst for a system wide prevention approach

MCELENEY Maureen

Examines the role of local area coordination as a driver for positive systems change. Local area coordination is a personal, human approach to supporting individuals and families to build resilience, relationships and contribution and reduce demand for, and dependence on, services. It also nurtures more welcoming, inclusive and supportive communities and creates the conditions for wider systems...

People, places, possibilities: progress on Local Area Coordination in England and Wales

BROAD Ralph

This report outlines the progress made in implementing Local Area Coordination in England and Wales between 2012 and 2015. This intervention aims to reduce demand for health and social care by intentionally working to support individuals, families, carers and communities to stay strong, diverting people from formal services wherever possible through sustainable, local, flexible individual...

Thurrock Local Area Co-ordination

Thurrock Council

Local Area Coordination helps vulnerable people in Thurrock find support in their local communities. It forms part of Thurrock's Building Positive Futures programme, which aims to support older and vulnerable people to live well; to increase their health and wellbeing; improve housing and neighbourhoods and create stronger, more hospitable and age-friendly communities. LAC was selected as an approach because more than 20 years of evaluation of its use in Western Australia has shown it to lead to positive outcomes for individuals, build community resilience and reduce demand for formal services.

Derby Local Area Co-ordination (LAC)

Derby City Council

Local Area Coordinators have been initially based in two Derby city ward communities and each provides support and assistance to people who may be vulnerable due to age, disability, mental health needs or sensory impairments, but who may not meet the eligibility criteria for specialist services or are not yet at crisis point. They provide two levels of support – information, advice, advocacy and low level support at level 1; level 2 support is a longer-term relationship where they help vulnerable people describe and then pursue their vision of ‘a good life', making best use of the individual and community resources around them, choosing local or non-service solutions where possible.

No assumptions: a narrative for personalised, coordinated care and support in mental health

NATIONAL VOICES, THINK LOCAL ACT PERSONAL

Describes some critical outcomes and success factors in the care, support and treatment of people who use mental health services, from their perspective. It is aimed at helping commissioners and service providers to organise person centred care and recovery oriented support for mental and physical health, and to know when they are achieving it. It offers a definition of personalised, coordinated...

Public health’s role in local government and NHS integration

LOCAL GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION

Drawing on information from six case studies, this report makes the case for greater engagement of public health in supporting integration across local government and the NHS. It identifies two reasons for public health to be involved in integration: the skills, capacity and expertise public health teams can bring, and the potential of integration for improving health and wellbeing. The report...

Local early action: how to make it happen

COOTE Anna, BUA Adrian

...and engaged with local residents and community-based groups and with other experts, through workshops and interviews. The Commission found the underlying causes of most social problems could be traced to the same social and economic challenges. Although some of these challenges, such as poverty and inequality were linked to national policy, making it hard to tackle them locally areas were identified where

Local leadership, new approaches: how new ways of working are helping to improve the health of local communities

PUBLIC HEALTH ENGLAND

Examines how local authorities and health teams are working together to improve the health of local communities through prevention and early intervention. The report features seven case studies. Each one describes a particular programme or close partnership between a local authority and local public health or health care teams, often with the additional support of the voluntary sector. Each...

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