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Total results: 228

Protecting sensitive and personal data by supplying and locking down staff mobile phones

Date: May 2019
Type: Case study

As we use more technology in care services it is vital that people's information is kept secure, and that the systems we use are reliable. IPC conducted research to support the adult social care provider sector to manage the business…

Controlling and protecting personal and sensitive data in care homes using computer-style terminals called ‘thin client devices’

Date: May 2019
Type: Case Study

As we use more technology in care services it is vital that people's information is kept secure, and that the systems we use are reliable. IPC conducted research to support the adult social care provider sector to manage the business…

Adult social care data and cyber security programme report 2018-19

Date: May 2019
Type: Report

As we use more technology in care services it is vital that people's information is kept secure, and that the systems we use are reliable. IPC conducted research to support the adult social care provider sector to manage the business…

Reducing older people's need for care: exploring risk factors for loss of independence

Date: May 2019
Type: Report

This is the executive summary of a report commissioned by Nottinghamshire County Council (NCC) and written by Julia Whyard, Senior Consultant at IPC. Julia explores recent evidence to identify a set of risk factors to older people’s independence and proposes…

Learning the lessons from integrating urgent response, short term rehabilitation and reablement services to create Intermediate Care Southwark

Date: May 2019
Type: Briefing paper

The ADASS Peer Review in February 2019 singled out Intermediate Care Southwark for the excellent service it provided. The review acknowledged both the operation of the service and the process of its development and implementation. The briefing paper summarises the…

Integrated Services for Children and Young People with a Disability in Conwy

Date: February 2019
Type: Case Study

This case study, written in February 2019 for the National Commissioning Board Wales, will be of interest to anyone who is involved in commissioning or providing services for children and young people with complex needs. Conwy is transforming its approach…

The Integrated Service for Children with Additional Needs (ISCAN) in Gwent

Date: February 2019
Type: Case Study

This case study, written in February 2019 for the National Commissioning Board Wales, will be of interest to anyone who is involved in commissioning or providing services for children and young people with complex needs. Gwent has successfully brought health…

New Developments in Adult Social Care

Date: January 2019
Type: Report

Further consideration for developing a Six Steps Approach to delivering effective outcomes and managing demand. In his latest paper for IPC, Professor John Bolton presents examples from his visits to Coventry, Leeds, Manchester City, Somerset, Swindon and Thurrock. In the…

Involvement of children and young people in commissioning

Date: January 2019
Type: Literature review

How can the voices of children and young people be heard in the commissioning process? IPC has looked at what's happening internationally to help TUSLA, Ireland’s Child and Family Agency, embed these voices in new Area Commissioning Plans.

Stepping up to the Place - a review of the vision

Date: October 2018
Type: Report

Does integration work? The LGA commissioned us to undertake an independent review of their shared vision for integrated care: Stepping up to the Place. We reviewed the evidence to understand whether the original vision is still valid given the current…

Reducing delays in hospital transfers of care for older people: key messages in planning and commissioning

Date: September 2018
Type: Discussion paper

In this paper John Bolton, Visiting Professor at IPC, shares his views on how local authority and health commissioners of out of hospital care services for older people determine the amount of care that is required to meet local demand…

Understanding the needs of older merchant navy veterans: interim report

Date: September 2018
Type: Report

The Armed Forces Covenant Annual Report 2015 recognised the role played by members of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary and Merchant Navy (MN) in armed conflict, and therefore their place as veterans. Relatively little is known about the needs of former…