Care Act: Commissioning and market shaping training course
The Care Act establishes duties for local authorities in relation to commissioning of services and market shaping. These duties include and link to the provision of information and advice, prevent, reduce and delay, integration, cooperation and partnership and the production of a market position statement.
This course shows how commissioners can take an effective approach to commissioning and market shaping in line with the Care Act.
Content includes insight into:
- Care Act principles and duties in relation to commissioning and market shaping:
- information and advice
- independent advocacy
- integration cooperation and partnership
- prevent, reduce and delay.
- ‘commissioning for better outcomes’
- engagement with providers;
- co-production in commissioning.
In terms of the Care Act 2014, course attendees will:
- understand the Care Act duties and principles around commissioning and market shaping and their links with other duties
- reflect on commissioning practice within their own organisation
- compare this practice with the principles of ‘Commissioning for better outcomes’
- increase their awareness of approaches to co-production in commissioning.
Who should attend?
Staff working in local authorities, health and provider organisations, including commissioners and heads of commissioning.
Care Act – Commissioning and market shaping course is delivered over one day.
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This is a sample training course outline. It is based on approximately 25 delegates, trained at your premises. It can be adapted to your organisation’s training and CPD requirements.