ADSW

Regional child care commissioning: opportunities to improve outcomes and make savings

Presentation by Karen Nowland, Regional Child Care Commissioning Officer, Renfrewshire Council, at the Working Together to Meet the Financial and Reform Agenda Challenges event, held on Tuesday 11 January 2011 in Edinburgh.

Lean in Lanarkshire: a vehicle for improving quality and reducing costs

Presentation by Stuart Keys, Strategic LEAN Network Manager, NHS Lanarkshire at the Working Together to Meet the Financial and Reform Agenda Challenges event, held on Tuesday 11 January in Edinburgh.

Individualising budgets around people not buildings

Presentation by Ronnie Paul, Head of Housing and Social Work Resources, North Lanarkshire Council at the Working Together to Meet the Financial and Reform Agenda Challenges event, held on Tuesday 11 January in Edinburgh.

Scottish councils response to financial challenges

Presentation by Wendy Harrington, Professional Development Manager with the Association of Directors of Social Work at the Working Together to Meet the Financial and Reform Agenda Challenges event, held on Tuesday 11 January in Edinburgh.

Challenging systems, changing lives: a manifesto 2011-2015

Scotland is facing a significant reduction in available resources for public services. With some protection offered to the NHS and clear expectations on local authorities in relation to performance and a council tax freeze, social work and social care face an unprecedented challenge.

This document details the Association of Directors of Social Work's (ADSW) plans to provide professional leadership at a time where transformational change is required in public services.