Helping people and organisations understand adult social care market shaping and how to take action.
Councils’ commissioning and procurement practices should take account of market shaping duties.
This relates to the commissioning and market shaping section of the regulations and guidance of the Care Act 2014.
Social care provider resilience during COVID-19: guidance to commissioners
Shared guidance to local authority commissioners from the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS), the Local Government Association (LGA) and the Care Provider Alliance (CPA).
Useful tools and guidance from across the sector
Integrated Commissioning for Better Outcomes: a commissioning framework
The Integrated Commissioning for Better Outcomes Framework 2018 is a practical tool for council and NHS commissioners to support improving outcomes through integrated commissioning.