TIG news

Report: A Telling Experience - Understanding the Impact of Covid-19 on people who access care and support.

ADASS report published - Themes and learnings from the local response to Covid-19 in phase 1

Telling it how it is. TLAPs Tim Parkin reflects in this blog for DHSC

Rapid analysis of available findings of research and data gathering exploring the impact of Covid-19 and Care Act Easements on people who access care and support. Presentation given to TIG group on 23 June. (opens new window)

Key messages

  • TIG focuses on people with care and support needs to understand the impact of Covid-19 on their lives, including where local authorities have enacted Care Act easements
  • Its role is to collect information, collate findings and summarise issues to share publicly and with policy makers
  • TIG will provide practice examples that come to light through members of the group
  • Group members support and promote the long-term reform of adult social care

TLAP Insight Group members

Members include representatives from: 

  • ADASS (Association of Directors of Adult Social Services)
  • AMHP (Association of Mental Health Providers)
  • BASW (British Association for Social Work)
  • Carers UK
  • Chief Social Workers
  • CQC (Care Quality Comission)
  • CSA (Care and Support Alliance)
  • DHSC (Department of Health and Social Care)
  • Healthwatch
  • InControl
  • LGA (Local Government Association)
  • Race Equality Foundation
  • SCIE (Social Care Institute for Excellence)
  • Shared Lives Plus
  • Skills for Care
  • TLAP (Think Local Act Personal)
  • TLAP/NCAG (National Co-production Advisory Group)
  • VODG (Voluntary Organisations Disability Group)