News and views from the Institute of Public Care
IPC is one of the market leaders in providing advice and guidance to local authorities and others in this high growth sector. We will be sharing this knowledge in our workshop, along with our guest presenter Shirley Hall, Head of Innovation and Wellbeing at the ExtraCare Charitable Trust.
16 November - The Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS) is working with IPC to consult with ADASS members on options for a new performance framework for Adult Social Care.
6 November - The Department for Education publishes IPC evaluations of the Making Integration Happen project in Cornwall and the North of Tyne Collaboration, both of which explored options for Alternative Delivery Models (ADMs) to achieve greater integration of health, social care, and education services.
5 November - The Department for Education publishes IPC evaluation of the ‘Positive Choices’ Programme in Calderdale, which has supported very vulnerable parents to care well for their baby or infant child.
4 November - The Department for Education publishes IPC evaluation of transformational change within children’s social care services in Hampshire.
3 November - The Department for Education publishes finding from round 2 of its Children’s Social Care Innovation Programme, and IPC has been heavily involved in the evaluations.
21 October - A paper by IPC and Autism Education Trust shows evidence that the needs of children and young people with autism can be met within mainstream services.
7 October - The number of older Merchant Navy Veterans requiring social care support may be underestimated, and awareness of the needs of this particular veteran group may be deficient, not least among veterans themselves.
30 September - Better Security, Better Care national support programme to help care providers implement the winter plan.
21 September - Fiona Richardson has become the Interim Director of IPC for the coming year following the change of role for Keith Moultrie.
Ordinary and unique lives for adults with a learning disability and /or autism: a six steps approach
18 September - In this report we consider how a performance management approach by health and social care commissioners can help people with learning disabilities and/or autism achieve ordinary and unique lives in their communities.
14 September - IPC form part of the ‘upon’ consortium, who have today launched a DfE-supported programme to support up to 20 new Directors of Children’s Services.
2 September - IPC report on digital innovation in adult social care during the Covid-19 pandemic published by the LGA.
28 July - Our new report identifies significant benefits for care providers arising from the use of technology in the rapid response to the pandemic.
A new paper, written by Revolution Consulting’s Director Andrew Rome, supported by IPC’s Director Keith Moultrie, considers how historic commissioned interfaces with independent providers can be transformed to survive the aftermath of these unprecedented challenges.
3 June 2020 - new report and guidance on data and cyber security for social care services.
The view from the balcony: supporting local authority senior adult social care managers to lead beyond the Covid-19 crisis
22 May 2020 commentary by Lynda Bull.
18 May - commentary by Katy Burch.
18 May - blog by Mick Mellors.
15 May - IPC to undertake evaluation of Functional Family Therapy for younger children in Cornwall.
11 May - IPC has been commissioned by Norfolk County Council to evaluate the impact of a Transformation Programme in Carer Support Services.
4 May post by Clare Dodwell.
1 May - Digital Social Care launch a technical helpline for social care providers during coronavirus pandemic. IPC are working with Digital Social Care to collate feedback from the helpline and undertake action research.
Tomorrow's World, the role of digital technology in social care before, during and after the Covid-19 crisis
29 April blog by Jonathan Gardam.
20 April piece by Chris Watson.
20 April blog by Keith Moultrie.
Balcony or battlefield: supporting local authority senior adult social care managers through the Covid-19 crisis
15 April 2020 commentary by Lynda Bull.
14 April 2020 blog by Melanie Henwood.
10 April 2020 observations by John Bolton.
Update about IPC activities during the Coronavirus / Covid-19 pandemic.
ADASS to consult and make proposals to refresh the Adult Social Care Outcomes Framework (ASCOF).
IPC has been engaged on behalf of the regional partnership North Wales Together, to evaluate their work on transformation of services for people with learning disabilities in the region.
IPC can carry out a data security audit.
January 2020 - IPC publishes report of international approaches to managing placement provision for looked after children.