Safeguarding Adults Advice and Guidance to Directors of Adult Social Services, March 2013

Safeguarding Adults Advice and Guidance to Directors of Adult Social Services, March 2013

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This paper was developed by and with Directors for Directors. It was commissioned by the Local Government Association (LGA) Safeguarding Adults Programme in partnership with the Association of...

Introduction to Strategic Commissioning SLIDES

Introduction to Strategic Commissioning SLIDES

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Speaker: Diana Hekerem, Healthcare Improvement Scotland; Thomas Dodd, Red Hen Limited. In the first of a series of three webinars we will explore approaches that assist partnerships to address...

Building safe choices - LGBT housing futures- a feasibility study

Building safe choices - LGBT housing futures- a feasibility study

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Building safe choices examined the current provision of housing and related care and support for the older LGBT population. The findings are clear: there are still no specialist schemes, and...

Promoting Health and Well-Being - Reducing Inequalities

Promoting Health and Well-Being - Reducing Inequalities

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The Guide will also help service providers to develop their capability to respond to commissioners’ needs and expectations.

Substance misuse services for men who have sex with men involved in chemsex

Substance misuse services for men who have sex with men involved in chemsex

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This briefing for commissioners and providers of drug and alcohol services highlights issues relating to men who have sexual contact with other men (MSM)a involved in chemsex. It contains...

The impact of changes in commissioning and funding on women-only services

The impact of changes in commissioning and funding on women-only services

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Following the CEDAW Committee UK examination in 2008 which expressed concern that specialised women-only services may be jeopardised by a shift to larger, more generic service providers. The EHRC...

Guide to Commissioning for Maximum Value

Guide to Commissioning for Maximum Value

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This guide, produced by the LGA and the SROI Network, outlines how maximum value can be achieved throughout each stage of the commissioning process, from initiating commissioning to reviewing it.

MIP2 Pooled Budget Pilot Report

MIP2 Pooled Budget Pilot Report

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A combined/pooled budget pilot project was carried out as part of the MIP2 project. The aim of the pilot was to test whether it was possible for families to work together and share the financial...

Out of your Mind Improving provision of drug & alcohol treatment for lesbian, gay, bisexual & trans people - London Friend

Out of your Mind Improving provision of drug & alcohol treatment for lesbian, gay, bisexual & trans people - London Friend

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This scoping study set out to examine how drug and alcohol treatment services could better meet the needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual & trans (LGBT) people. It sought to explore models of provision,...

Making it Personal Commissioner Guidance

Making it Personal Commissioner Guidance

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This guidance is an update to the 2012 commissioners’ guidance and forms part of a suite of new guidance commissioned by the Department for Education to support the personalisation agenda and the...