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A new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to support a practical partnership between health, social care and housing has been agreed. Partners include government departments, its agencies such NHS England, Public Health England and the Homes and Communities Agency, and a number of sector professional, trade bodies and leading networks, including Sitra.
The Care Quality Commission have today published their proposed framework of special measures for providers found to be providing poor or failing care. The framework which has been co-produced over the last few months will be introduced from April 2015 and the CQQ would now like to hear your thoughts. The proposals are now open for consultation until the 30th January 2015, so have your say by completing the online webform.
Skills for Care are developing a short guide on information sharing and are looking for views and examples from the sector as a first step to developing this.
Erosh are pleased to announce that the 2015 awards are now open for entry. The awards reward and celebrate the best providers working creatively to provide quality housing and support to meet the needs of our ageing population. Entries are judged by a panel of experts and the process will culminate in a celebratory awards ceremony on the afternoon of Monday March 23rd 2015 at the prestigious Mercers’ Hall in central London where the winners will be presented with their awards and prizes by erosh patron Esther Rantzen CBE.
8 Jan 2015
The LGA and Sitra will be running a series of events through December and January. These events will support local councils to develop integrated approaches to meeting the housing, health and care needs of vulnerable adults.
21 Jan 2015
FREE EVENT - Geoffrey’s Ferres, Sitra’s expert on Welfare Reform will be guiding you through the changes to Universal Credit. Let us provide you with all the relevant information you require to inform your colleagues and clients about Universal Credit and how it will affect them.