Policy Briefing – August 2013

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Pathways Associates Policy Briefing – August 2013

This is a new, regular bulletin for learning disability commissioners and other associated professionals in the northwest.

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In this issue:

  1. Review into the Quality of Care and Treatment Provided by 14 Hospital Trusts in England
  2. Health Checks for High Risk Groups
  3. The Six Lives Progress Report on Healthcare for People with Learning Disabilities
  4. Government Response to the Confidential Inquiry into premature deaths of people with learning disabilities
  5. Health & Wellbeing Boards role in transforming social care
  6. NHS to get new direct payment powers
  7. Funding transfer from NHS England to social care – 2013/14
  8. Social care funding reform consultation
  9. Social Care Statistics show a 25% fall in adults receiving care services over 5 years
  10. Association of Directors of Adult Social Care Update
  11. Winterbourne View Update
  12. Hundreds of learning disabled people potentially excluded from post-Winterbourne support scheme
  13. Adult social care efficiency programme
  14. The Homecare Innovation Challenge
  15. Fulfilling Potential – the Government’s Disability Strategy
  16. Government Disability Employment Initiatives
  17. Right to Control Delivers Better Employment Outcomes
  18. Research on the Impact of Legal Aid Cuts on Advice Services
  19. Research on the Effects of the Bedroom Tax
  20. Resources and Publications

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