See also research – social care and research – social care (continued) See also research – health and research – health (continued) Building a Children’s Community for the West End of Newcastle (2015 – ongoing) A children’s community brings together a range of existing services in a specific geographical area to work in […]
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A glass half-full: how an asset approach can improve community health and well-being Explains the asset-based approach and describes how this can help tackle health inequalities. Read this for advice on asset-mapping as well as other techniques to support an asset-based approach – such as appreciative inquiry, participatory appraisal and open space technology. It is […]
Slay, J., Penny, J. (2014). Commissioning for Outcomes and Co-Production: A Guide for Local Authorities. NEF. https://neweconomics.org/uploads/files/974bfd0fd635a9ffcd_j2m6b04bs.pdf An in-depth look at how commissioning should be conducted to incorporate co-production to make the best use of resources.
How can local authority commissioners work with the care home sector to ensure older people consistently receive high-quality, relationship-centred care? This report reviews the improvements Essex County Council made to the commissioning of its care home services for older people. It evaluates the implementation and outcomes of the My Home Life Essex programme, introduced to […]
Managing Demand – building future public services With many local authorities facing significant financial challenges, a new RSA report examines the steps being taken to shrink demand on public services and prevent councils from being reduced to a state of ‘perpetual crisis management’. The previous RSA report (Beyond Nudge to Managing Demand) argued that local […]
Amy McCarthy of Cardiff Council writes… We all know the challenges that face councils and public service providers in the age of austerity. Across the public sector we are all going to have to deliver more for less. It is important that we find new, creative and innovative ways of providing services to the public […]