Granny dumping

  A elderly man found wandering and confused in Hereford bus station has no means of identification on him, his clothes are new bought from a Tesco's he appears to speak English but his...

Reports available in LG Inform for monthly delayed transfers of care and measures from the Adult Social Care Outcomes Framework

  A single council view of the latest delayed transfers of care monthly data is available in a local authority (LA) level report in LG Inform. More detailed analysis at both Trust and...

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...

Please circulate this invitation to Digital Maturity Assessment Workshops - Leeds (26 Jan) and London (30 Jan)

Please circulate the message below to colleagues within Local Authorities who are involved in adult social care market management/commissioning (with a request that they forward on to...

Combating loneliness

There is growing recognition that loneliness is a serious problem, with far reaching implications, not just for individuals, but also for wider communities, which merits the attention of local...

Transforming Care - Empowerment films – what empowerment means to me

Transforming Care is all about improving the lives of people with learning disability and/or autism who display behaviours that are described as challenging. We know that when people are...

PHE’s One You campaign is helping middle age people live more healthily by asking ‘How are you?’ and providing free support and tools

Eight out of 10 of the middle aged either weigh too much, drink too much or don’t exercise enough, as new analysis from Public Health England ( PHE ) published on 28 December 2016 shows modern...

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...

Parents do not recognise that their children are overweight, survey finds

Most parents of overweight children in England think their weight is about right, raising fears obesity has been normalised. ( Article published 14th December 2016, Guardian online ). The vast...