More work needs to be done across the social care sector to improve the quality of care services.
TLAP's role in this, via the workings of the Quality Forum, is to help clarify which organisations are involved in driving quality, what they are doing and what this means for people who use services, carers and professionals.
Another function of the Quality Forum it to develop tools to support organisations to understand and engage with the quality landscape.
This report, published today, sets out a direction for improving the evidence base for personal budgets. It is a response to the National Audit Office’s 2016 report, which drew attention to the lack of a firm evidence base for understanding the impact of personal budgets. Personal budgets need to work for all so that we can re-focus our concentration on creating good lives for people, not just good services for the system.