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Eight days a week?

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The Care Provider Alliance (CPA) has been working alongside the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), Association of Directors of Adult Social Care (ADASS) and others to assess levels of confidence among care providers and encouraging planning and preparation. Government communications, which are designed to ensure that all employers - as well as all citizens – are ready for EU exit, have been ramped up. The CPA's Des Kelly assesses the level of sector readiness...

Personalising support for people living with autism

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Sean McLaughlin is one of two ADASS leads on Autism and Learning Disability. The fourth autism self-assessment questionnaire, currently with local authorities for completion by 17 October 2016, provides Sean with an opportunity to reflect on progress. ADASS (the Association …

Continuity of care will protect the vulnerable from provider failure

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In just a few days’ time, part one of the Care Act 2014 will come into force. Local authorities will then have new duties and powers to maintain continuity of care in the event of service interruption caused by provider …