Monthly Archives: March 2020

Taking an innovative approach to hospital discharge – Telford and Wrekin

9th March, 2020 / Nicola, CCIN

Collaborative partnership is at the heart of our approach to transforming the health and social care system in Telford and Wrekin.  The dynamic Integrated Place Partnership programme works together to improve outcomes for local people by adopting a strengths based approach – focussing upon offering early help, targeted prevention and a joined up response at ...

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Early Help Service Redesign – Peopletoo working with Kirklees Council

5th March, 2020 / Nicola, CCIN

Peopletoo were engaged to co-design a multi-agency approach to ensure the delivery of effective, cohesive Early Support Services to meet the needs of children, young people and families across the diverse communities of Kirklees.  Following a review of Early Support Services, Peopletoo were commissioned to implement the recommendations of the programme. The key focus was ...

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Excellence in Planning – Hull City Council

4th March, 2020 / Nicola, CCIN

The Jean Bishop Integrated Care Centre (ICC) has delivered a ground-breaking, multi-disciplinary, fully integrated model of care provision to frail older people, in the heart of the local residential community. Early stage involvement of the Planning Service with the Clinical Commissioning Group and Citycare, the Fire Service, and Pickering and Ferens Homes, ensured that the ...

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Creative Solutions Forum – Plymouth City Council

2nd March, 2020 / Nicola, CCIN

Many adults with highly complex and extreme mental and social vulnerabilities fall between the cracks. They do not fit into standard care settings and often do not present in a way that allows care services to support them. Indeed, many do not present at all because they resent or fear authority. People like ‘John’ a ...

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Supporting the development of cooperative care – Power to Change with Kirklees Council

2nd March, 2020 / Nicola, CCIN

Kirklees Council and Power to Change have supported the development of a cooperative approach to social care provision. Cooperative Care Colne Valley (CCCV) is a multi-stakeholder co-operative and community business established to provide both high-quality domiciliary care for older and disabled people in the Colne Valley, and fair and proper terms and conditions of employment ...

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Route 29 – Supporting Young People – Salford

4th February, 2020 / Nicola, CCIN

We are changing the way we help young people aged 12-17 in care and on the edge of care. Too many Salford young people in care are placed in children’s homes outside the city, meaning they have to change schools, move away from their friends and family and don’t always get the support they need. ...

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Person centred commissioning for better lives: Rochdale’s developing story

8th September, 2019 / Nicola, CCIN

Commissioning Live offers people with complex learning disabilities and autism more control over the care they receive. The council has found that traditional support arrangements don’t work or can easily break down which leads to crisis and far-from-perfect outcomes for people. In response, we are providing support in a more bespoke way to ensure people ...

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Longer, healthier, safer lives for all – helping Dudley Council set priorities for adult health and care – Ideas Alliance

22nd August, 2019 / Nicola, CCIN

We were asked to engage with a wide range of people using a story-telling approach to identify the key priorities for the new Adults Alliance Health and Wellbeing strategy over the next 5 years and begin to define a new relationship/nature of engagement between organisations and communities. Read more: Health and Social Care in Dudley ...

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Collaborative service design – CIPFA C.co working with the Northern Councils Adult Social Care Directorate

28th May, 2019 / Nicola, CCIN

Co-Designing Services Together This Northern Councils Adult Social Care Directorate, like many other Public Sector organisations was operating in a context of the unprecedented challenge, with increasing expectations for more outcome-driven services combined with reducing budgets, the expectation of personalised services, increasing demand, and a challenging policy environment. Recognising this they engaged the C.Co team ...

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Adult Social Care ‘Front Door’ – Peopletoo working with Lambeth Council

20th May, 2019 / Nicola, CCIN

Peopletoo were commissioned by Lambeth Council and the LGA to review the “Front Door” across Adult Social Care. With a focus on improving service provision and delivering financial savings through demand management, the review focused on a number of areas: Customer Journey Utilisation of the Corporate Contact Centre Demand modelling for new and existing clients ...

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Children Connect with Care Home Residents – Royal Borough of Greenwich

19th May, 2019 / Nicola, CCIN

Generations are coming together across the Royal Borough of Greenwich with a series of activities bringing nursery children together with elderly residents. The benefits of intergenerational activities, such as reducing social isolation and fostering community links, have been known for quite a while now. The Council’s Early Years’ service has brought together a number of ...

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Advocacy Digital and Young People – Sandwell City Council

16th May, 2019 / Nicola, CCIN

A Partnership Between Sandwell Advocacy, iSandwell and Sandwell CVO. Sandwell Advocacy has been supporting vulnerable young people since 1993. Many people do not necessarily understand what advocacy is and the important part it plays in peoples live, this project wanted to address this by creating a wide variety of information across a number of media ...

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iSandwell – Sandwell Borough Council

2nd November, 2018 / Nicola, CCIN

iSandwell is a community development program that mixes frontline facing citizen engagement with smart city thinking to improve the use of digital in the region to alleviate social issues.  Sandwell Council work closely with the community and voluntary sector to develop innovative training and support over a range of activities. Read about these activities: Digital – ...

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Fuel Poverty – targeting households – The Behaviouralist

3rd April, 2018 / Nicola, CCIN

Fuel poverty – living on a lower income in a home which cannot be kept warm at a reasonable cost –  is a big issue for local government. According to the Annual Fuel Poverty Statistics Report 2017 (2015 ONS Data) currently, over 2.5 million households have to choose between heating their house and other essential ...

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Producing solutions with citizens – the Elephants project – Unlimited Potential

3rd April, 2018 / Nicola, CCIN

For effective services, a better relationship is needed between people who deliver and use services. Organisations are looking towards citizens having an active role in design and delivery (co-production). There are ‘pockets’ of examples of lived experience/decision maker relationships across Greater Manchester. However, talk of better relationships has not yet ‘tipped over’ into widespread action, ...

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Thriving Communities – Oldham Council

28th March, 2018 / Nicola, CCIN

The Thriving Communities (TC) programme is the bedrock of the Oldham Cares programme and central to the Oldham Model contained in the Oldham Plan.  It focuses on creating the conditions for sustainable prevention, social action and change which are pre-requisites of achieving the overarching outcomes of the wider programme.  It will do this through developing ...

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Living Well Collaborative – Lambeth Council

27th March, 2018 / Nicola, CCIN

Overview Those commissioning public services are increasingly being expected to oversee rapid large-scale local change that achieve financial savings, but also to make services more accessible, personalised and focused on prevention. In Lambeth they have seized the opportunity to transform the mental health care system. By creating a radical new commissioning model and set of ...

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Motivat8 – Sandwell Borough Council

26th March, 2018 / Nicola, CCIN

The Motiv8 Challenge was developed to tackle Anti-Social behaviour being carried out by young people with the aim of improving our communities, tackling youth unemployment and raising the aspirations of young people in Sandwell. The project is specifically aimed at young people in Sandwell who are Not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET) that may ...

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