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Total results: 228

Alternative delivery models: rapid research review

Date: August 2018
Type: Report

This rapid research review has been prepared to inform the DfE-funded Innovation Programme in Cornwall but it is of interest more broadly to all children's services that want to make integration happen.

Let's agree to agree

Date: August 2018
Type: Toolkit

Let’s Agree to Agree is a toolkit for commissioners and providers to agree the cost of residential and nursing care for older people in Wales. It was produced by IPC after extensive consultation with stakeholders in Wales.

Transforming Care and Relationship-based Commissioning

Date: July 2018
Type: Paper

IPC worked with learning disability providers to identify good examples of commissioning from a provider perspective. These examples were reflected upon and a set of key principles identified. The principles are summarised in this brief paper. Both providers and commissioners…

A Review of Commissioning Arrangements for Looked After Children within London

Date: July 2018
Type: Report

This is a report of our review of commissioning arrangements looked after children in London. This review was commissioned from IPC by the Association of London Directors of Children's Services.

Making Safeguarding Personal Outcomes Framework

Date: May 2018
Type: Report

A Making Safeguarding Personal Outcomes Framework and report have been developed to help improve practice. IPC and Research in Practice for Adults (RiPfA) were commissioned by ADASS to develop a national Making Safeguarding Personal (MSP) Outcomes Framework. The MSP programme…

Outcomes for children and young people in care in Wales

Date: May 2018
Type: Report

This is a report of our analysis of outcomes for children and young people 4 to 5 years after a final Care Order. This analysis was commissioned from IPC by the Welsh Government.

Better Outcomes through Pooled Funds: A Review of Literature

Date: May 2018
Type: Report

IPC was commissioned by the Welsh Government to review recent literature to assess the potential benefits of pooled funds between local authorities and health organisations. The report identifies learning on key factors, which can make pooled funding arrangements successful in…

Workforce to Care Force: Who Cares?

Date: April 2018
Type: Discussion paper

A holistic vision about what constitutes a workforce in the care sector, now and in the future, has been presented to IPC by John Bryant, Head of Integration and Development at Torbay Council.

Messages on the future of domiciliary care services

Date: April 2018
Type: Discussion paper

Professor John Bolton and Dr Jane Townson (Somerset Care) offer their own experience and suggestions on the what and the how (i.e. price, supply, demand, service design and innovation) requires specific consideration to effectively deliver outcomes through domiciliary care services…

Learning Disabilities MPS Good Practice Checklist

Date: December 2017
Type: Guide

A specific learning disability MPS checklist that takes into account IPC's approach to ‘Commissioning Ordinary Lives for People with Learning Disabilities and/or Autism’.

Improving Outcomes for Carers via GP Surgeries: Implications for Commissioners

Date: December 2017
Type: Report

IPC worked with Carers Bucks to map the learning from a pilot project funded by the Chiltern Commissioning Group. The project focused on supporting GP surgeries to identify and provide support for carers. This report summarises the learning from the…

Commissioning Services for People with a Learning Disability: Good Practice Guidance

Date: November 2017
Type: Guidance

This good practice guidance was developed for the National Commissioning Board for Wales to help Regional Partnership Boards to develop their own approaches to the integrated commissioning of services for people with a learning disability.