Improving outcomes for service users in adult placement - Commissioning and care management

Introduction - Acknowledgements

This guide was written by Barrie Fiedler, independent social care consultant.

Many thanks to all those from local authorities, NHS trusts and adult placement schemes who contributed to this guidance through participation in the project discussion groups. Thanks also to NAAPS’ chief executive, operations manager and carers’ support and development worker for their assistance throughout, and particularly to members of the North West adult placement carers group who shared their experiences and ideas.

Brief profiles of and contacts for adult placement schemes and local authorities participating in the project are listed in Appendix 2.