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CQC begins annual frontline health and social care staff survey  - Created : 12 November 2013

CQC (Care Quality Commission) is running its second annual frontline health and social care staff survey during November.

New website for comparing council services goes live  - Created : 12 November 2013

Yesterday a new website was launched by care and support minister Normal Lamb allowing people to compare local adult social care services.

Major survey reveals main challenges for homecare staff and potential issues for personal budgets  - Created : 08 November 2013

A major survey released on 30th October and conducted by the Guardian Social Care Network and the Department of Health (DoH), revealed that time constraints, low pay and lack of training for frontline staff are the key challenges facing care worke...

Personal health budgets key contributor to integration  - Created : 08 November 2013

In a recent article in The Guardian, 'Budget cuts lend impetus to integrating health and social care' on 6th November, personal health budgets has been yet again acknowledged as a key part of how social care and health services will take on challe...

TLAP develops action plan recommending In Control’s POET  - Created : 31 October 2013

In Control's tool POET, has gained further recognition as the lead tool for evaluating projects with Think Local Act Personal (TLAP) recommending its use for its summary action plan following on from the recent Personalisation of Care Summit on 1...

Integrated working for better outcomes  - Created : 31 October 2013

SCIE have launched 'Integration - Step by Step' - an online tool to help organisations achieve excellence in delivery of all their services.

NICE Guidance Development Group members needed  - Created : 31 October 2013

The NICE Collaborating Centre for Social Care (NCCSC), hosted by SCIE, has been commissioned by NICE to produce guidance on older people with long-term conditions living in their own homes or in residential care.

Showcasing personal perspectives on implementing mental health personalisation  - Created : 31 October 2013

Community Care spoke to four different people involved in the personalisation process talk about specific elements of it that have impacted them.

Essex study into personal budgets finds encouraging results  - Created : 31 October 2013

A 3-year research project in Essex on the impact of personal budgets found they almost always contributed to a positive experience.

New Paper: Introducing personal budgets for children, young people and families  - Created : 22 October 2013

In Control and SQW, at the request of the SEND Pathfinder sites has produced a new report, Support and Aspiration: Introducing Personal Budgets which aims to provide a clear framework upon which to develop local plans and implement personal budge...

Last Updated : 22 May 2013. Page Author: Pam Schreier.