Guide intended to help local areas in England commission weight management services for children and young people. It includes information on the policy context and contains a series of tools to support commissioners in the area of weight management for children and young people.
This briefing provides an overview of what personalisation means for commissioners of social care services. It highlights the main tasks for commissioners delivering personalisation as ensuring the right balance of investment and shaping the market. It also looks at necessary changes to contracting and procurement models, with a shift towards outcomes-focused and person-centred approaches. Two practice examples are included.
Document setting out draft new UK Government statutory guidance on Children's Trusts in England and draft new Children and Young People's Plan regulations and inviting views on these.
Document assessing the economic impact of the recommendations of the National Dementia Strategy for England.
UK Government guidance outlining the types of bullying which might happen in the community and actions which can be taken to both stop bullying happening and respond effectively when it does happen.
Good practice guide on supporting choice and decision making intended for all those involved in supporting adults using social care services in any setting in the public, independent or voluntary sectors.
Report describing good practice identified during a Healthcare Commission and National Treatment Agency for Substance Misuse joint review of residential drug treatment services in England with the aim of encouraging better service delivery in this sector.
Booklet summarising the UK Government's plans to improve health and social care services in England for dementia sufferers and their carers.
Report arguing that tackling the issue of educational disengagement successfully involves children's services needing to become more holistic and operating on the principles of early intervention and prevention.
Briefing paper designed to make those responsible for commissioning services aware of the key messages and practice advice regarding personalisation.