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The third National Personal Budget Survey has been published which shares the experiences of over 4,000 people with personal budgets and their carers.
The Department of Health has published the statutory guidance to support implementation of Part One of the Care Act 2014. A Government response to the consultation on the draft regulations and guidance is also published alongside the guidance and proposed final versions of the regulations, amended in light of the consultation.
DCLG published the final evaluation report from the Supporting People Payment by Results evaluation.
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.
13 Nov 2014
Fundamental changes to the way the CQC (Care Quality Commission) inspects adults social care services were introduced on 1 October 2014. This isn’t just a new system - CQC is looking to develop a new relationship with providers which supports quality improvement across the sector. Find out what this means for you!
20 Nov 2014
Public health responsibilities transferred back to local government in April 2013 following the Health and Social Care Act 2012. Local government is best placed to bring together a wide range of activity that will enable a more effective approach to protecting and improving health and wellbeing, and reducing health inequalities locally, for example commissioning for homes and housing-related services. This event will provide an introduction to public health and explore the role and opportunities for housing and housing-related support in improving client wellbeing.