‘The lives we want to lead’ – the LGA green paper for adult social care

6 December 2018
Source: LGA

The responses the LGA have received have make it clear beyond doubt: doing nothing is no longer an option. Years of significant underfunding of councils, coupled with rising demand and costs for care and support, have combined to push adult social care services to breaking point. The Government’s recent decision to delay its long-awaited green paper on the issue until

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Papers for the meeting of the ADASS Physical Disabilities, Sensory Impairment and HIV/AIDS Network 07/12/18

3 December 2018
Source: ADASS physical & sensory impairment & HIV/AIDS network + Vision UK

Agenda and paper for the next meeting of the ADASS Physical Disabilities, Sensory Impairment and HIV/AIDS network attached. To be held on 07/12/18, 11.00am – 3.00pm, Location: RNIB, Judd Street, London BSL Interpreters and a Speech to Text reporter have been booked for this meeting     Please note the Next meeting will be at: The Pocklington Hub, Tavistock House

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ADASS Sensory Network Presentation - Action On Hearing Loss
ADASS Sensory Network Presentation - Action On Hearing Loss
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ADASS Network Meeting Dec 18 Involve Services PPT
ADASS Network Meeting Dec 18 Involve Services PPT
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ADASS Dec18 Simon Labbett
ADASS Dec18 Simon Labbett
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Valerie Gidney ADASS 7 Dec 18 Pptx
Valerie Gidney ADASS 7 Dec 18 Pptx
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The ADASS Physical and Sensory Impairment, HIV/AIDS network response to the LGA Green Paper consultation. In collaboration with Vision UK.

26 September 2018
Source: ADASS physical & sensory impairment & HIV/AIDS network + Vision UK

Attached is the ADASS Physical and Sensory Impairment, HIV/AIDS network response to the LGA Green Paper consultation. In collaboration with Vision UK. The lives we want to lead The LGA green paper for adult social care and wellbeing  is only a starting point and they want to build momentum for a debate across the country about how to fund the

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ADASS Physical And Sensory Impairmen Network LGA Green Paper Consultation Response
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Agenda and Papers for the ADASS physical & sensory impairment & HIV/AIDS network meeting 14/09/18

20 August 2018
Source: ADASS physical & sensory impairment & HIV/AIDS network

Agenda and Papers for the ADASS physical & sensory impairment & HIV/AIDS network meeting on 14/09/18 attached below. we will add further papers as we receive them. The agenda is below and attached 11.00 Apologies and Introductions, Mike Hennessey 11.05 ADASS Executive Feedback, Mike Hennessey 11.10 Mike Hennessey: Future funding of Social Care green paper.  https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-to-set-out-proposals-to-reform-care-and-support        

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15.9.18 National Stroke Programme
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Dan Williams Visualise Information
Dan Williams Visualise Information
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3 2018-09-14 ADASS Physical And Sensory Impairment Board Final  Mike
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When I’m Gone ADASS
When I’m Gone ADASS
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NHS pressures and care market failures across country means short-term funding must continue, ADASS budget survey reveals

15 June 2018

Despite a welcome injection of short-term funding into the sector, adult social care across the country face care market failures, reduced investment in prevention, and the knock-on effects from NHS pressures – such as an increased focus on people delayed in hospital, and a reduction in NHS spend on continuing health care – the Association for the Directors of Adult

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WMCA: UNDERSTANDING DISABILITY AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IN THE WEST MIDLANDS – RESEARCH PROGRAMME AND CALL FOR EVIDENCE

18 April 2018
Source: WMCA

WMCA are now at an important stage, seeking your views on existing practice and what is needed to achieve our ambition to improve life chances of disabled people by making the West Midlands the exemplar region for the number of disabled people who are physically active. We know this is good for health, sport and the economy. The Call for

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Sense: When I’m Gone campaign

11 April 2018
Source: Sense

75% of disabled people and their families have no long term support plan. Families need help to plan for the future. Many disabled people are supported by their families. Family members play a key role in enabling and empowering them, becoming experts in their care. Few families have felt able to put plans in place for the future. 1.7 million

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Agenda and information for the ADASS physical & sensory impairment & HIV/AIDS network meeting 16/02/18

7 February 2018
Source: ADASS physical & sensory impairment & HIV/AIDS network

Agenda for the ADASS physical & sensory impairment & HIV/AIDS network meeting 16/02/18  and the word and PDF versions of the presentations attached. Below are some links in connection with the presentation from Deidra Barr from Henshaws.    These videos and pages are referred to either in flat picture format or playing part of the video. The Knowledge Village:   https://www.henshaws.org.uk/knowledge-village

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Deidra Barr Henshaws Presentation
Deidra Barr Henshaws Presentation
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National Seven Steps - Space To Add Logo #4
National Seven Steps - Space To Add Logo #4
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Seven Steps 22

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Agenda and presentations for the ADASS Physical Disabilities, Sensory Impairment and HIV/AIDS Network Meeting 01/12/17

9 November 2017
Source: ADASS Physical Disabilities, Sensory Impairment and HIV/AIDS Network/Vision UK

Agenda and presentations for the ADASS Physical Disabilities, Sensory Impairment and HIV/AIDS Network Meeting 01/12/17  

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ADASS Agenda 01 12 17
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2  JWON 1 Dec 2017 ADASS Network
2 JWON 1 Dec 2017 ADASS Network
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4 WAD 2017 ADASS-FINAL  Cheryl Gowar
4 WAD 2017 ADASS-FINAL Cheryl Gowar
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ADASS Presentation December 2017 Debbie James
ADASS Presentation December 2017 Debbie James
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ADASS Presentation December 2017 Debbie James
ADASS Presentation December 2017 Debbie James
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Cost Avoidance Presentation August 2017 (002)
Cost Avoidance Presentation August 2017 (002)
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Department of Health launches the updated Certificate of Vision Impairment Form and Explanatory Notes.

17 August 2017
Source: Department of Health

When a person’s sight loss reaches certain levels they are entitled, if consenting, to be certified as severely sight impaired or sight impaired by a Consultant Ophthalmologist. Certification should be seen as an opportunity for the patient to access support and services and not an end point. Certification of Visual Impairment became an NHS outcome measure/public health indicator for England

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ADASS CVI Press Release 17

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