Interviews with participants (Vox pops) This film includes feedback from the participants that took part in the Commissioning the Future workshop sessions, demonstrating the value of this new approach of looking at commissioning.
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Making it Real - Action on Hearing Loss case study Action on Hearing Loss was one of the first organisations to pilot Making it Real.
In this case study, Vanessa Keen, Senior Policy and Practice Advisor, explains her organisation's experience, including:The first steps of discussing Making it Real with the Board of Trustees Working with staff and people who use their services to identify the top priorities of change Linking and up and learning from other organisations delivering Making it Real.
Redesigning the front end of social care A new paper has been published focusing on what happens when people first encounter social care.
It has been published by In Control in partnership with Community Catalysts, Shared Lives Plus and Inclusive Neighbourhoods.
Sibling carers of children and young people with a terminal or life The siblings of children and young people with a life threatening or terminal illness often find themselves in the role of a carer to their ill brother or sister.
This can be on an informal basis (for example being with the sibling whilst parents go out to the shops) or require more intense support (for example giving medicine, helping with moving needs etc).
Carers' Care Co-ordination Pilot This report is based on a pilot project that looks at changing the way we assess substance misusers at the point of presentation to treatment services.
The project seeks to identify hidden adult carers (including kinship carers) and route them into specialist support services and statutory carers' assessments where indicated.
East Sussex In Control Health Pilot Final report of the East Sussex County Council In Control Health Pilot.
Report produced in partnership with East Sussex County Council, NHS Downs and Weald and Improvement and Efficiency South East .
Reaching Out to Young Carers and BME Carer in Basingstoke and Deane Region - South East, HampshireOrganisation Lead Grant Holder - Basingstoke Voluntary ServicesConsortia Partner - Hampshire Wellbeing Services CICBasingstoke Voluntary Services - Responsible for delivery of Aim 1Hampshire Wellbeing Services CIC - Responsible for delivery of Aim 2Project Background: Overall Project aim:The project will reach out to both unpaid young carers and adult carers with minority ethnic backgrounds who may be caring for a person of a similar heritage in Basingstoke and surrounding areas.
Skills for Care Carer Work Activity and Resource Information on the Skills for Care and Skills for Health resource Carers Matter - Everybody's Business, including positive examples and case studies of the impact of the guide, and contact details for follow up information.
Also included is information on regional work Skills for Care is currently involved in.