East Midlands Strategic Market Development Event - Supporting Personalisation through Creating a More Diverse and Responsive Market - 2nd November 2011
- Welcome and introduction to the day from Councillor David Sprason, Leicestershire County Council
- 'The Art and Science of Facilitating the Social Care Market'. A presentation which looked at the issues and challenges of delivering an effective social care market given financial restrictions, personalisation and demographic change. The presentation included time for discussion and questions. Speaker: Andrew Kerslake; Emeritus Professor & Assoc. Director, Institute of Public Care, Oxford Brookes University
- Key White Paper issues on developing diverse markets - an opportunity for 2 way engagement. Click here for the notes from each separate workshops. Speaker: Andrew Kerslake; Advisor to Department of Health Market Development Reference Group
- Workshop A - Developing Market Position Statements - The Modern Approach to Commissioning. Facilitator: Andrew Kerslake, Emeritus Professor & Assoc. Director, Institute of Public Care, Oxford Brookes University
- Workshop B - Contracting and Procurement for Personalisation
How to review, or work within, existing corporate tendering and procurement rules to be proportionate, fair, maintain quality, but also encourage innovation, choice and a range of local provision. Facilitator: Belinda Schwehr, Care & Health Law
- Workshop C -Shaping your Local Workforce
How can workforce development strategies support the growth of a diverse care market that is able to deliver responsive, high quality, efficient and innovative services? How can we equip the workforce, volunteers and carers to respond to these challenges and develop social care leadership across sectors to steer and deliver this? Facilitators: Jim Thomas and Christine Collymore, Skills for Care
How to use the present challenges as opportunities to provide flexible and responsive services that respond to people's needs. Facilitator: Sharon Blackburn, National Care Forum
- Workshop E (morning only) - The Challenge of Choice - Promoting Diversity in the Marketplace.
Northamptonshire described how they have worked with providers to stimulate increased diversity in the market. Facilitator: Andrew Jepps, Northamptonshire County Council
- Workshop F (afternoon only) -How can a public health perspective help to inform the development of the market for adult social care and wellbeing services?
A team from Lincolnshire shared their perspective on how to assess needs to inform the JSNA and HWBS for adult social care and wellbeing services, including self funders. They also shared work so far on approaches to support market development to meet these needs. Facilitator: Tony McGinty, Deputy Director of Public Health, Lincolnshire