ADASS: Social care provider resilience during COVID-19: guidance to commissioners

Logos of ADASS, the LGA and Care Provider alliance

27 March 2020
Source: ADASS

Shared guidance to local authority commissioners from the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS), the Local Government Association (LGA) and the Care Provider Alliance (CPA). Introduction This guidance note is for local authority commissioners. It is designed to summarise pressures on social care providers arising from COVID-19, and to put forward ways in which commissioners can alleviate these

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PHE: Guidance on social distancing for everyone in the UK and protecting older people and vulnerable adults

Public Health England Logo

17 March 2020
Source: Public Health England

Published 16 March 2020 (This advice is the same in Scotland Wales and Northern Ireland This guidance is for everyone. It advises on social distancing measures we should all be taking to reduce social interaction between people in order to reduce the transmission of coronavirus (COVID-19). It is intended for use in situations where people are living in their own

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National Apprenticeship Week: Apprenticeship standard: Rehabilitation Worker Visual Impairment

6 February 2020
Source: Vision UK and RWPN

In national apprenticeship week Vision UK and RWPN would like to take this opportunity to remind all our members, friends and particularly ADASS members about the apprenticeship standard for Rehabilitation Worker Visual Impairment. ADASS’ position statement on vision rehabilitation emphasises the vital function this specialist role plays in reducing and preventing the need for care where people are experiencing sightloss

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ADASS physical & sensory impairment & HIV/AIDS network agenda 07/02/20

13 January 2020
Source: ADASS physical & sensory impairment & HIV/AIDS network

The agenda for the ADASS physical & sensory impairment & HIV/AIDS network meeting 07/02/20  11 – 15.00 is attached below The meeting will take place at: Thomas Pocklington Trust, The Pocklington Hub, Tavistock House South, Tavistock Square, WC1H 9LG The full agenda is attached and the ACCESSABLE infographic below.  The Neatbox presentation is here: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1Mx1cwnCyLO095ugrLFE4nISncgj0tsZQtEGuADYBU9M/edit#slide=id.p1 All network members are welcome

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ADASS Agenda 07.02.20 13

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AccessAble Infographic
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Agenda and papers for the ADASS physical & sensory impairment & HIV/AIDS network meeting 18/10/19

12 September 2019
Source: ADASS physical & sensory impairment & HIV/AIDS network

The re-scheduled meeting of the ADASS physical & sensory impairment & HIV/AIDS network will take place at 11- 3 on the 18th October 2019 at The Pocklington Hub, BMA House, Entrance D, 4th Floor, Tavistock House South, Tavistock Square, WC1H 9LG. The agenda for the meeting is attached A Speech to Text reporter has been booked for this meeting Sign

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ADASS-Agenda

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VUK-expert Committee-ADASS-Oct 19  Parul
VUK-expert Committee-ADASS-Oct 19 Parul
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Sensory Round Table Tricia Pereira
Sensory Round Table Tricia Pereira
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Sight Loss Mike Bell
Sight Loss Mike Bell
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18.10.19 - ADASS Priorities
18.10.19 - ADASS Priorities
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18.10.19 Strength Based Working - Coventry
18.10.19 Strength Based Working - Coventry
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ADASS endorses a Professional Register for Vision Rehabilitation Workers

15 July 2019
Source: ADASS

The ADASS physical & sensory impairment & HIV/AIDS network, the Rehab Workers professional network, Visionary and Vision UK have worked together to achieve the Endorsement of  ADASS for a Professional Register for Vision Rehabilitation Workers.     The professional body for Vision Rehabilitation Workers, the Rehabilitation Workers Professional Network (RWPN), has established a professional register which requires all members to

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Rehabilitaiton Registration Position Statement May 2019
Rehabilitaiton Registration Position Statement May 2019
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RWPN Professional Register Guidance Notes For Employers And Commissioners
RWPN Professional Register Guidance Notes For Employers And Commissioners
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Appendix 2 RWPN ROVI  Job Description
Appendix 2 RWPN ROVI Job Description
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Appendix 3 RWPN CPD Scheme Description Jan 2017
Appendix 3 RWPN CPD Scheme Description Jan 2017
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HFT: New report “a red flag for the future of social care”, as providers warn cuts could soon be felt by vulnerable adults

18 February 2019
Source: HFT

The financial pressures crippling the social care sector could start to directly impact the vulnerable adults it supports, according to a newly published report, which shows the number of providers handing back contracts in the past 12 months has more than doubled. Independent research commissioned by Hft found that in 2018 more than half (59%) of providers had been forced

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Papers for the ADASS physical & sensory impairment & HIV/AIDS network meeting 15/02/19

12 February 2019
Source: ADASS physical & sensory impairment & HIV/AIDS network + Vision UK

Papers for the ADASS physical & sensory impairment & HIV/AIDS network meeting 15/02/19  To be held on 15/02/19, 11.00am – 3.00pm Location: Thomas Pocklington Trust, The Pocklington Hub, Tavistock House South, Tavistock Square, WC1H 9LG A Speech to Text reporter has been booked for this meeting

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ADASS Agenda 15

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Rehabilitaiton Registration Position Statement Draft 7
Rehabilitaiton Registration Position Statement Draft 7
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Appendix 2 RWPN ROVI  Job Description
Appendix 2 RWPN ROVI Job Description
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Appendix 3 RWPN CPD Scheme Description Jan 2017
Appendix 3 RWPN CPD Scheme Description Jan 2017
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4 Drugs & Alcohol ADASS PSI Network Meeting February 2019 V2, Dormer G
4 Drugs & Alcohol ADASS PSI Network Meeting February 2019 V2, Dormer G
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ECLO Presentation ADASS 15 02 19 Final
ECLO Presentation ADASS 15 02 19 Final
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ILT Presentation- Adass- 2019
ILT Presentation- Adass- 2019
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ECLO Presentation ADASS 15 02 19 Final
ECLO Presentation ADASS 15 02 19 Final
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Agenda for the ADASS Physical Disabilities, Sensory Impairment and HIV/AIDS Network Meeting 15/02/19

4 February 2019

Attached is the agenda for the ADASS al Disabilities, Sensory Impairment and HIV/AIDS Network meeting.on 15/02/19. The meeting will be from 11.00am – 3.00pm a Thomas Pocklington Trust, The Pocklington Hub, Tavistock House South, Tavistock Square, WC1H 9LG If you would like to attend please let us know tayyaba.kamal@visionuk.org.uk Further papers will be sent out as soon as possible.  

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ADASS Agenda 15

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The Kings Fund: Reimagining community services Making the most of our assets

24 January 2019
Source: The Kings Fund

This report is a call to action on community services. The longstanding ambition to strengthen these services has not been realised. Growing financial and workforce pressures are having an impact on the ability of service providers to meet the needs of the population and to make a reality of the vision set out in the NHS five year forward view

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Reimagining Community Services Report King Fund 2018
Reimagining Community Services Report King Fund 2018
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