This film for health and social care commissioners and staff looks at how Kent County Council is approaching integrating personal budgets from health and social care as part of their work as a personal health budget pilot site. It features service users and carers whose lives will be affected by the change.
Social care provision resources and services
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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.
This At a glance briefing discusses the implications of integration for people who use services, practitioners, organisations and researchers.
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.
SCIE Research briefing 41: factors that promote and hinder joint and integrated working between health and social care services
The aim of this research briefing is to give people who provide and use social care services an overview of the research evidence for joint and integrated working.
Crossing the threshold: the implications of the Dilnot Commission and Law Commission reports for eligibility and assessment in care and support
This scoping report explores the implications of implementing key Dilnot and Law Commission proposals in respect of assessment and eligibility for publicly funded adult social care
This report breaks new ground in examining the ethical challenges potentially posed by factoring environmental outcomes into different levels of health and social care decision-making, including resource allocation and treatments.
Advice on carrying out economic evaluations and using the results to inform decision-making in the social care sector.
Part of Personalisation
This film for social workers and social care commissioners and staff highlights initiatives funded by Dorset County Council Innovation Fund. The fund provides start-up money for small independent providers to develop a range of services which local people with personal budgets might purchase.
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