This briefing provides 10 top tips designed to help commissioners to provide good quality Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA) services. The tips cover: understanding the role and responsibilities of IMHA; co-production; strategic needs assessment and asset mapping; outcome-based commissioning, quality and cost; meeting diverse needs; engaging with IMHA providers; IMHA and other forms of advocacy; non-instructed advocacy; out of area placements; and links with health service commissioners.
Commissioning resources and services
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Part of Co-production
Resources created to support people with dementia, their carers and staff working in dementia services providing practical tips, tools and activities to help you in your work with dementia
This guide is aimed at health and social care commissioners of home care services for older people with complex needs.
This film for commissioners of home care highlights the importance of commissioning good quality person-centred home care for older people with complex needs.
Part of Integrated care
This guide is about providing good care and support for people who want to die at home
Part of e-Learning courses
e-Learning course for health and care workers describing reablement, how it differs from home care and intermediate care, and why and how the service should be delivered.
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.
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 for children’s health and social care commissioners and staff shows how in 2008, Bradford City Council became a pathfinder council for the Aiming Higher for Disabled Children programme. It shows how meaningful participation of children and young people can improve service design and delivery.
This film for health and social care commissioners and staff looks at how clinical commissioning groups led by GPs can work with social care to improve outcomes for people with long-term conditions. It presents two case studies of how GP practices are working with social care to improve services.
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