This resource is aimed at commissioners charged with meeting the new duties to provide advocacy under the Care Act 2014. It will help commissioning officers in local authorities think through their new duties and understand what they are required to do to comply with the new requirements of the Act.
Commissioning resources and services
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A suite of 12 resources which includes short films, reports, at a glance summaries and tools on Independent Mental Health Advocacy. The resources aim to raise awareness and understanding of the IMHA role amongst service users and mental health staff; improve access IMHA, help providing an understand what a good service looks like, and how outcomes can be measured. The resources have been produced by the Social Care Institute for Excellence in partnership with The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) in Preston.
SCIE's collection of resources for commissioners that discuss the impact COVID-19 has had on commissioning, and ways to move forward.
SCIE's guidance for those supporting young carers and young adult carers, focusing on providing breaks and support.
This guide focuses on what we can learn from commissioning during the COVID-19 crisis. It discusses how commissioners can work in true partnership with citizens, providers and the community to resolve issues.
Good examples and latest research on preventative approaches and the promotion of wellbeing in adult social care in England.
A summary of law and areas of policy (in England) relevant to social care commissioning. This includes specific changes or considerations during COVID-19.
This guide discusses the lessons learned from hospital discharge and avoidance during the COVID-19 pandemic. It highlights challenges faced and good practice to prevent unnecessary admissions going forward.
Part of Prevention and wellbeing
This briefing for local authority commissioners and managers sets prevention in the context of the Care Act and describes the role for commissioners and practitioners, including their distinct responsibilities and the benefits of a shared understanding and approach.
Part of Personalisation
In the first of our new series on personalisation for professionals, this briefing for commissioners summarises the implications for commissioners and includes examples of new approaches being developed.
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