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Discover our library of specialist, free-to-download publications that document our thought leadership in health and social care.

Total results: 228

Market Shaping in Adult Social Care

Date: August 2017
Type: Paper

This paper captures the keys points of a presentation given by IPC Assistant Director Fiona Richardson at the Health plus Care conference in June 2017. It analyses changes in the care home market in England before and after the Care…

Culturally attuned family support

Date: July 2017
Type: Report

The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead received Wave I Innovation Programme funding to explore the extent to which culturally-attuned family support was more acceptable and effective with Muslim and Army families. This evaluation report explores in what circumstances, how…

A Carer's Life: Implications and Considerations for Commissioning

Date: July 2017
Type: Paper

This paper discusses the implications for commissioning of an IPC study exploring the reality for carers, their quality of life outcomes and the emotional dimensions of their lives. The study looked across all adult carer groups to see if there…

Six Steps to Managing Demand in Adult Social Care: a performance management approach - Full report

Date: March 2017
Type: Report

This report from IPC highlights how taking a performance management approach can help councils deliver outcomes and better manage demand in adult social care.

Six Steps to Managing Demand in Adult Social Care: a performance management approach - executive summary

Date: March 2017
Type: Executive summary

This is an executive summary of a report from IPC that highlights how taking a performance management approach can help councils deliver outcomes and better manage demand in adult social care.

Planning for the future of older people accommodation in Powys

Date: March 2017
Type: Case study

This case study highlights good practice in taking a wider system approach to planning for the future accommodation needs of an ageing population in Powys.

Demographic Research of the Serving and Former Officer Community

Date: March 2017
Type: Report

A report, prepared by IPC for the Officers' Association and funded by Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT), provides a definitive demographic profile of the serving and ex-officer community. The report was commissioned to help understand the size, nature and needs…

Social Care Innovations

Date: March 2017
Type: Report

Hampshire and the Isle of Wight were one of the pioneering Innovation Programmes in England, trialling new approaches to tackling CSE; deploying volunteers to work alongside social workers; better utilising administrative support; helping adolescents on the edge of care; and…

Leading Integrated and Collaborative Commissioning

Date: March 2017
Type: Guide

IPC produces practical guide on integrated and collaborative commissioning for the National Commissioning Board for Wales

Outcomes-focused integrated care: lessons from experience

Date: January 2017
Type: Paper

This paper, an update to ‘From the Ground Up’, captures some of the learning and experience from our work on developing integrated practice with IPC Partners.

Transforming social care through the use of information and technology - executive summary

Date: January 2017
Type: Executive summary

This is an executive summary of a report for the Local Government Association (LGA), in which IPC explores current innovations and sets out a future vision for care that is enabled by the use of information and technology.

Housing for older people in Wales: a sector review of sheltered housing

Date: January 2017
Type: Report

This report explores the current position with sheltered housing in Wales and recommends how providers, local authorities and regional partnerships can make the best strategic use of this asset and ensure it contributes to the delivery of outcomes for older…