Summary of the day
Very well attended event begun with 5 keynote addresses from a broad spectrum of speakers linked to the CHC agenda. The day was chaired by Jim Ledwidge, an independent consultant who is facilitating a number of workshops across the country on behalf of ADASS and NHS.
The keynotes were followed by table discussions around service eligibility and commissioning. Flip chart notes were taken and will be made available if people would like to see them.
Eligible or Not?
-What are the main issues regarding the CHC eligibility process for people with LD or autism with behaviour that challenges?
A series of questions were posed to assist with the discussion
Commissioning CHC for people with LD
-What needs to be commissioned for the CHC process to work?
-What are the options and models of care?
-How can we improve commissioning of packages?
-How can we check and improve quality?
-How can we create a radical shift towards personalisation?
In the plenary at the end of the day delegates were asked if they had any points or questions to ask of the panel
The key points raised were;-
1.The importance of giving people time as part of the assessment process
2.The need to actively engage CCG’s in the debate about assessments and resources
3.The need for clarity about definitions of health and care needs (difficult)
4.The value of looking outside of your own authority to find new ideas and different practice.
5.The importance of collecting good practice and sharing this widely
Below you can find links to various documents from the delegate packs, additional papers recommended by speakers, presentations and a few photos taken on the day.
Please also use this space to further comment and discuss the issues relating to the CHC and the workshop delivered.
Presentations of the day can be viewed on Slidshare
To see the photographs taken on the day go to our Flickr account
Other recommended literature: