Think Local Act Personal Tag Listing
This is list shows the topics and resources tagged using 'Social inclusion'.
- Is community development work the future of social work?
Blog by Alex Fox, Ceo, Shared Lives PlusIn a speech to the new College of Social Work, Care Services Minister, Paul Burstow, sought to reassure social workers that they were part of the government's vision for the future of the sector. The profession could be forgiven for needing some reassurance.
- Implementation of Objective 6 of the National Dementia Strategy in the North East
This project supports the regional implementation of Objective 6 of the National Dementia StrategyThe project will seek to enhance the implementation of Objective 6 through the following high-level outcomes:Development of the market to ensure there is a range of services for people with dementia living at home and their carers that meet the needs, choices and aspirations of those who use them. Supporting existing providers to develop high quality services for people with Dementia Reducing the culture of risk aversion when working with people with dementia and reducing/removing stigma as a barrier to equality The project has the following objectives:To explore the experience, needs and desires of people with dementia and their carers based on a programme of engagement and a literature review of existing regional and national evidence.
- Local Area Coordination in the North East
This project is exploring how the Local Area Coordination approach can support the development of Personalisation and self directed support. Local Area Coordination (LAC), developed in Australia in 1988, offers a way to build individual, family and community self sufficiency so that disabled and older people can choose to live with their families, or in their local community without compromising their quality of life.
- Empowering engagement: a stronger voice for older people
This report is the Government response to John Elbourne's review of arrangements for engaging older people in Government policy.
- North East Quality Standards in Non-regulated Services
This project will develop quality standards for non regulated services to provide a regional framework and a consistent approach for commissioners, service users, family carers and care managers to monitor service improvements and maximise efficiencies. The Quality Standards Framework will complement all Councils monitoring and reviewing functions with a strong focus on service user and carer involvement and personalised outcomes as core determinants of quality, reliability and effectiveness.
- North East Autism Consortium
The North East Autism consortium (NEAC) will drive forward the modern commissioning of care and support services for people with Autistic Spectrum Disorders and Asperger syndrome. This will be achieved in two ways:Via the delivery of the actions plans of the 4 sub regional Autism Service Development Groups (ASDG) developed from stakeholder events in 2008, which will lead to the creation of modern, cost effective and individualised services for people living in our region.
- Putting People First: Equality and diversity matters 1: providing appropriate services for lesbian gay bisexual and transgender people
This bulletin builds on good practice to help social care providers make their services appropriate for people looking at issues in equality and diversity.
- Putting People First: equality and diversity matters 3
This document covers good practice, equality and diversity and specific issues, and gives a checklist for action.
- Supporting People Cost Benefit Analysis
An in-depth analysis of the benefits of the SP programme to highlight learning for Personalisation in the North East. This project will undertake an in-depth regional analysis of the benefits of the Supporting People Programme to highlight where efficiencies and good commissioning practise could affect the costs of procurement of Social Care Services for Independent Living, in advance of the mainstreaming of the supporting people programme by March 2011.
- Supporting Social Care Change Management in the North East
This project sought to support the transfromational change necessary in Adult Social Care and to provide community and council leaders with relvent change management tools. This project will support the transformational change within Adult Social Care and provide individual Council and community leaders with significant change management information, theory, practical tools and an action focused process for delivering specified change in their local area.