Local Authority awkward squad

  Health and social care is high on the government's agenda but is the resent advice note   from the DoH another example of trying to narrow the remit of local authorities and their...

Autism "bite-size" video guides

Just released 12 free "bite-size" video guides on Autism topics (funded by the Scottish Government). The St. Clement's Practical Autism video guides are now available on YouTube for anyone...

Workshop on 23rd February - Developing sustainable social care budgets and services in London

Thursday 23 February 2017 Developing sustainable social care budgets and services in London   Layden House, 76-86 Turnmill Street, London EC1M 5LG Free to attend for all councils....

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (England), Annual Report 2015-16 - local authority comparator tool

NHS digital have produced local authority level comparator data for DoLS for the first time   The official statistics report published in September 2016 provides the findings...

An evaluation of the accuracy of official high-age population estimates, in England and Wales

Increasing numbers of people are living to very old ages (90 and over). This has led to growing interest in obtaining accurate estimates of population numbers and mortality rates by single year...

Age UK Winter Health Resources

As the latest excess winter deaths statistics are set to be released this week, Age UK is urging older people and their families to seek advice about protecting themselves from winter...

Free analysis tools and training from the MAX project team - making best use of the Adult Social Care and Carers surveys

Additional training webinars being hosted on the 2nd December The Adult Social Care and Carers surveys collect robust data on the outcomes of individuals in receipt of social-care services...

Guide to adult social care: 'Don't be left in the dark'

At the National Children and Adult Services Conference (NCASC) last week the Local Government Association launched  a guide to adult social care , 'Don't be left in the dark -...

New on-line prevention and wellbeing resource from SCIE

The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) have recently launched their launched their new prevention and wellbeing web pages. The development of preventative approaches and those...

ADASS Care Apps conference: online showcase available now

The ADASS Care Apps showcase event was oversubscribed when first staged in October 2015, with more than 250 social care professionals, providers and others seeing presentations from 12 featured...