Updated High Impact Change tool and Adult Social Care Risk Assessment tool now available

The Local Government Association (LGA) has recently updated two resources: the High Impact Change Model and Adult social care risk awareness self-assessment tool . Both are now...

Six steps to managing demand in Adult Social Care - a performance management approach

A new report from the Institute of Public Care (IPC) at Oxford Brookes University highlights how taking a performance management approach can help councils deliver outcomes and better manage...

Survey seeking councillor views on their engagement with local STPs - deadline extended to 11 May

Survey seeking councillor views on their engagement in the development of local Sustainability and Transformation Plans UPDATE: Thank you to all councillors who have already submitted...

Share your views on future health challenges to inform NIHR research

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) is taking a long term view on the shape of the health challenges that will most likely be seen in 20-30 years' time. The results will be used to...

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...