July 2016

Housing and Planning Act 2016 (Get in on the Act)

25 July 2016

The Housing and Planning Act 2016 contains provisions on new homes (including starter homes), landlords and property agents, abandoned premises, social housing (including extending the Right to Buy to housing association tenants, sale of local authority assets, ‘pay-to-stay', and secure tenancies), planning, compulsory purchase and public land (duty to dispose).

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Transforming Care (Must Knows)

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22 July 2016

The Transforming Care programme is based on the assumption that children, young people and adults with a learning disability and/or autism with behaviours described as challenging have the right to live satisfying and valued lives, and to be treated with dignity and respect. They should have a home within their community, be able to develop and maintain relationships, and get the support they need for a life that is healthy, safe and rewarding.

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Sector-led improvement: our offer of support

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11 July 2016

The range of tools and support available have been shaped by what councils have told us they need and would be most helpful to them.

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Building our homes, communities and future: preliminary findings from the LGA Housing Commission

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6 July 2016

The Local Government Association (LGA) Housing Commission was established to put housing at the centre of our wider aspirations for people and places, supported by a panel of independent expert advisers who have been asked to challenge us and our partners, and to look at how we can be enabled to deliver.

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Stepping up to the place: integration self-assessment tool

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6 July 2016

This self-assessment tool is designed to support local health and care leaders through health and wellbeing boards (HWBs) to critically assess their ambitions, capabilities and capacities to integrate services to improve the health and wellbeing of local citizens and communities.

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What next for devolution? a discussion paper

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5 July 2016

We are launching this green paper, which has been developed with the involvement of councils, to encourage local debate and generate wider scrutiny of the whole devolution process.

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Combined authorities: a plain English guide

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5 July 2016

A combined authority (CA) is a legal body set up using national legislation that enables a group of two or more councils to collaborate and take collective decisions across council boundaries.

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Public health's role in local government and NHS integration

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5 July 2016

This report makes the case for greater engagement of public health in supporting integration, with a view to promoting comprehensive involvement across the country.

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Care and Health Improvement Programme annual report 2015/16

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5 July 2016

CHIP is the Local Government Association's (LGA) Care and Health Improvement Programme. It is the part of the LGA's sector-led improvement programme which covers adult social care and health integration.

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Integration: delivering better outcomes for citizens and communities; the 2016/17 Care and Health Improvement (CHIP) offer

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5 July 2016

This document sets out how we are and intend to continue working with councils and partners. We encourage your participation, comment and feedback as collectively we seek to achieve improved outcomes for local citizens and communities.

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