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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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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AccessAble Infographic
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Making 2020 the “Year of Vision”

Vision UK logo 2020 year of Vision

19 December 2019
Source: Vision UK

At Vision UK we hope that 2020 will be a big year for eye health and sight loss and we would like to make it the “Year of Vision”.  The attached docs have been put together by a small group of Vision UK members (RNIB, The College of Optometrists, The Royal College of Ophthalmologists, Thomas Pocklington Trust and Guide Dogs)

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Making 2020 The Year Of Vision 18

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Making 2020 The Year Of Vision 18

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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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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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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 Agenda 07

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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
ADASS Physical And Sensory Impairmen Network LGA Green Paper Consultation Response
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Vision UK Announce the chairs for two of their strategic transformational panels

28 August 2018
Source: Vision UK

Vision UK are delighted to announce that the we have recruited joint chairs for both the Vision UK Research, Cures and Treatments panel and the Vision UK Services, Support and Care panel. Vision UK’s mission is to improve lives by raising the priority given to eye health and sight loss. We will involve private, public and voluntary organisations to: improve

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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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ADASS Agenda 14

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15.9.18 National Stroke Programme
15.9.18 National Stroke Programme
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PF  ADASS Phys Sens Network
PF ADASS Phys Sens Network
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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
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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