January 2015

Taking stock: Where next with sector-led improvement?

FREE

20 January 2015

Is the existing approach to sector-led improvement still the right one for the future or are any changes needed?

Download

Tackling child sexual exploitation: A resource pack for councils

FREE

20 January 2015

Child sexual exploitation (CSE) is a terrible crime with destructive and far reaching consequences for victims, their families, and society.

Download

Tackling the causes and effects of obesity

FREE

19 January 2015

The transfer of public health responsibilities from the NHS to local government and Public Health England (PHE) represents a unique opportunity to set out a local approach to tackling obesity and change the focus from treatment to prevention.

Download

Care providers and the Mental Capacity Act 2005

FREE

19 January 2015

Briefing paper for members of care providers' boards aimed at supporting providers to apply the MCA in the right way and to help ensure that the legal rights of those who may lack capacity are upheld and that the individual is at the heart of decision-making.

Download

Mental Capacity Act 2005: a brief guide for providers of Shared Lives and other community services

FREE

19 January 2015

The JIP and the Care Provider Alliance have published a guide to the Mental Capacity Act aimed at care providers providing community services.

Download

LGA – ABB framework for local partnerships on betting shops

FREE

15 January 2015

Joint framework for local partnership working between councils and the betting shop industry launched.

Download

Tackling the causes and effects of alcohol misuse

FREE

12 January 2015

The transfer of public health responsibilities from the NHS to local government and Public Health England (PHE) represents a unique opportunity to set out a local approach to tackling alcohol misuse.

Download

Guide to the Care Act 2014 and the implications for providers

FREE

9 January 2015

The Care Act 2014, together with a range of regulations and statutory guidance, is the base upon which social care will develop over the next few decades. Although the legislative base is totally different, in practice much will remain the same for providers, although they should be aware of the major changes set out in this document.

Download

Summary Guide to the Care Act and its implications for providers

FREE

9 January 2015

The Care Act 2014, together with a range of regulations and statutory guidance, is the base upon which social care will develop over the next few decades. Although the legislative base is totally different, in practice much will remain the same for providers, although they should be aware of the major changes set out in this summary document.

Download

A councillors' guide to tackling new psychoactive substances

FREE

7 January 2015

Growing numbers of councils have been calling for greater powers to tackle the sale of new psychoactive substances (NPS), also known as ‘legal highs'.

Download