Think Local Act Personal Tag Listing
This is list shows the topics and resources tagged using 'Strategic planning'.
- The South West London and St George's Carers, Families and Friends Strategy 2010-13
This strategy was developed by listening very closely to people's stories. The issue of stigma in mental health came over very strongly as an inhibitor to getting on with one's own life.
- Cheshire East Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA)
In Cheshire East, the findings of local research by the Alzheimer's Society into the views of people with dementia and their families were used to inform the JSNA. The research was funded by the Central and Eastern Cheshire NHS Primary Care Trust.
- Multi-agency strategy for carers
This multi agency commissioning strategy from Staffordshire outlines the vision and commitments to carers for 2008-2011 between partner organisations. It includes a commitment to personal budgets and direct payments.
- Incorporation of Carers Issues in Neighbourhood Plans
In Blackburn with Darwin the senior carers strategy manager worked to make links between the carers strategy, Local Strategic Partnerships and Local Area Agreements and to encourage others to 'think carer' when planning. Specific suggestions were made about how draft neighbourhood plans could better support carers whilst reaching their objectives.
- Joint Commissioning Unit
Staffordshire's joint commissioning unit is a partnership between Health and Social care and carer's services are jointly commissioned. The Commissioning manager for carers provides specialist advice and support to the County Council and PCTs in all elements of commissioning needs assessment and service design to achieve better outcomes for carers.
- North East Lincolnshire Council Carers team
This PowerPoint presentation provides an overview of North East Lincolnshire's carer's strategy and support services. It includes information on the cares centre and on the carers additional support service.
- Implementation of SCIE guidance
Liverpool is one of six sites working with the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) to implement 'think child, think parent, think family: a guide to parental mental health and child welfare. ' This implementation plan shows how they aim to implement the recommendations of the guide using an outcome focused and integrated approach to working with families with mental health problems.
- Carers strategies and joined-up working
This section highlights partnerships between health, social care, statutory, voluntary and not-for-profit organisations and commissioning and strategic planning, that improves services for carers.
- Leadership - dedicated direct payment workers
These case studies are taken directly from local authorities. They illustrate how dedicated direct payment workers can help to increase the uptake of direct payments in groups that have traditionally found services difficult to access.
- Direct payments regional review - East Midlands ADSS
This report is a response to the East Midlands Association of Directors of Social Services request to gather regional issues and practice around Direct Payments. It seeks to inform best practice across a number of Direct Payment themes and offers observations about continuing implementation issues.