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Local Government Association and Age UK Report

NHS England report on Learning Disability

This new report, titled Time for Change: The Challenge Ahead, suggests that 10,000 extra members of staff will be needed to support people in their own community and that these staff need to be trained to an established standard. With at least 1,300 people expected to move out of hospital care by 2019, the report also says there is a critical need to develop housing for vulnerable people.

Key recommendations made in the report include:

  • The Transforming Care programme must consider the accreditation of training in Positive Behavioural Support with a view to establishing an appropriate body to manage the design of a PBS Standard and tiered accreditation systems for individuals and organisations delivering and receiving PBS. 
  • A Social Property Fund should be established to facilitate transitions out of inpatient settings and build capacity in community-based services.
  • The Government must make an explicit exemption for supported housing from the capping of housing benefit to Local Housing Allowance Rates. 
  • The Department of Health should commission an independent evaluation of the Transforming Care programme. 
  • The Government should establish the role of a Learning Disabilities Commissioner with a statutory duty on the post-holder to promote, enhance, and protect the rights of people with learning disabilities and their families in England.

To download a copy of Time to Change: The Challenge Ahead, Click Here

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Tailored Training

Whilst we have a wide range of programmes written and ready to go, and within any training you have in-house, we will incorporate your organisations policies, procedures and paperwork into our delivery as standard practice, we understand that sometimes you may still need a little something else, something that makes it even more specific to your organisation and your business objectives.

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Pilot Schemes

For large organisations wanting to roll a programme out across the whole staff team, you may want to consider setting up a pilot programme prior to full implementation. We have worked with many customers on pilot projects to ensure programmes meet all required objectives and any change are made from lessons learned prior to full implementation.

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Value for money

‘Value’ to our customers has never been about the price;  it is always about the quality of the service they receive and the impact this has on their staff’s practice, their business performance and ultimately the quality of life for the people they support.

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Safeguarding

All multi agencies have a responsibility to keep all vulnerable adults and children safe by working in partnership with each other and sharing relevant information which could reduce the risk of harm and abuse.

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Care Act

The Care Act 2014, together with a range of regulations and statutory guidance, is the base upon which social care will develop over the next few decades. It enshrines the new statutory principle of individual wellbeing, the driving force behind the Act, and makes it the responsibility of local authorities to promote wellbeing when carrying out any of their care and support functions.

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Care Certificate
Care Certificate

The Care Certificate is an induction programme that will provide clear evidence to employers, patients and people who receive care and support, that the health or social care worker who is supporting them has been assessed against a specific set of standards and has demonstrated they have the skills, knowledge and behaviours to ensure that they provide compassionate and high quality care and support.

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