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A large proportion of new homelessness contracts contain elements of Payment by Results (PbR) with income dependent on reaching specified outcome targets, but this can be controversial, says independent consultant Russell Webster. He has developed a new tool that assists commissioners and providers to decide whether a PbR approach is effective.
London charity Hestia recently launched a nationwide campaign aimed at raising the awareness of, and bringing an end to domestic violence and sexual assault called ‘UK SAYS NO MORE’. Abid Gangat of Hestia explains.
NHS England and partners are working to develop new guidance on how NHS organisations can support housing and care sector staff to take on new skills, as part of the suite of Quick Guides available at www.nhs.uk/quickguides. We want to hear about the work that is already happening across the country and showcase this for others to learn from; alongside details of national work and materials available.
A new Making it Real guide for supported housing has been published by Think Local Act Personal (TLAP) and Sitra, part of Homeless Link. Making it Real for Housing is aimed at commissioners and service providers. It offers advice and case study examples to show how housing can be tailored to be person-centred and focussed on outcomes.
5 Dec 2016
This informative training course, is suitable for all staff working with clients with learning disabilities or Autistic Spectrum Disorder, particularly those new to the field.
7 Dec 2016
We are living in an online society, many of us to varying degrees are living our lives online. We are all vulnerable to online dangers, but how do we support those who are most vulnerable - children, young people, vulnerable adults and older adults? How do we raise awareness within these groups and how can we identify if someone may be falling prey to online dangers?