2 August, 2017

 

2 August, 2017
 
VCSE organisations are invited to share their views on changes planned by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to the way it regulates health and adult social care services. 
 
This is the second phase of a broader consultation*.  The CQC is proposing changes in the following areas:
 
  • The regulation of primary medical services and adult social care services.
  • Improvement to the structure of registration, as well as clarification around the CQC’s definition of ‘registered providers’.
28 July, 2017
 
The Early Intervention Foundation (EIF) has introduced a new online resource, called Early Intervention Into Action, which provides case studies of successful early intervention work, and guidance to help others learn from the examples. 
 
28 July, 2017

 

 

Personal Health Budgets are giving people choice and control and transforming health and wellbeing outcomes.  Find out how and what the voluntary and community sector can do to help ensure people can access and make the most effective use of Personal Health Budgets by joining our free webinar at 11am on 26 July. This 60 minute session will also set out some of the ways that VCSE organisations can collaborate with their local CCGs to make Personal Health Budgets work for people.

Date/Time: 
Wednesday, 26 July, 2017 -
11:00 to 12:00

This Collaboration Agreement template is intended to support VCSE organisations in working together. It covers aspects of partnership working such as:

  • Project management
  • Steering group
  • Communication
  • Responsibilities
  • Allocation of resources and funds
  • Monitoring and evaluation
  • Safeguarding
  • Complaints

Local authorities have overarching responsibility for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people in their area. They have a number of statutory  functions under the 1989 and 2004 Children Acts which make this clear, and this guidance sets these out in detail.

An overview of safeguarding for children and adults with additional related handouts and exercises.

PDF icon What is safeguarding - overview presentation.pdf (260.54 KB)

 

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