commissioned work to update guidance on effective strategies for increasing take
up of direct payments for all groups. ... Accessible information on Direct Payments
for service users and carers. • Making sure people are ... Improve the information
provided by councils about entitlements to social care services. • Linking direct ...
The Care and Support Jargon Buster is a plain English guide to the most
commonly used health and social care words and phrases and what they mean.
The definitions are plain English rather than legal, and were developed and
tested by a steering group that included people who use services, carers and
tackle their responsibilities for delivering and developing Adult Social Care
services. What is absolutely clear from the work we have done is that this huge
task will not be achieved by our local leaders working in isolation. Rather, it is
only by working together with people who use services, their carers, the local
Think Local Act Personal's Social Care Jargon Buster wins award for ... Dec 4,
2013 ... The definitions were developed and tested with people who use services,
carers and family members and those who work in social care to ensure they
were easy to understand. Each year, the Plain English Campaign presents
awards for ...
Sep 7, 2012 ... What we do. Our role is to influence health and social care policy
at national, regional and local level. We work with the Think Local Act Personal (
TLAP) Partnership to make sure that the programme is fully co-produced with
people who use services, carers and citizens. We have regular meetings every
Jun 5, 2010 ... This paper from the Social Care Institute for Excellence presents the process and
outcomes of research into service user and carer participation in developing
social care services. The paper looks at... Seldom Heard: Developing inclusive
participation in social care. This position paper from SCIE provides a ...
Our main source of information was our Chair Director - ex Senior, Social
Services Manager, parent of 2 severely disabled adult children and carers-
champion, Joe Steen. The parents and carers were immediately consulted with in
small groups, via Joe's networks. The feedback we received highlighted the
needs of people ...
Local Involvement Networks (LINk) are made up of individuals and community
groups. They work together to improve health and social care services. The job ...
.. Your carer or support worker can help you to fill it in. How to get a VIP Passport.
Anyone with a learning disability can have a VIP Passport. You can download
Mainstreaming the support planning process across health and social care
services: Plymouth had some difficulties ..... Can we offer a minimum standard
information and advice re. housing, employment, health, assistive technology,
personal budgets and local offer? Impact on parent carers of this support
planning – can.
Nov 7, 2013 ... Project description. Worcestershire County Councils Health and Social Care
Access Service (WHASCAS) and Carers Action Worcestershire (CAW) have
improved the pathway for Worcestershire carers who contact the Council for
advice and information. CAW is a local, carer-focused voluntary organisation ...