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What the manifestos say
Next government needs to invest in children's services
Joint open letter on social care
Making Homelessness Strategies Happen
Future Accomodation Needs in Havering
A report was commissioned by Havering’s Joint Commissioning Unit to understand the current needs and pressures across Children and Adults social care services and estimate the future accommodation needs for looked after children, care leavers, and children and adults with disabilities. This case study is part of the LGA's Housing Advisers Programme.
Christmas shoppers warned against dangerous, fake toys
Christmas shoppers are being warned to avoid buying fake and potentially dangerous toys which can contain toxic materials, damage hearing and pose choking or strangulation hazards.
Productivity Experts case studies
LGA responds to Sport England's 'Active Lives Children and Young People' report
“Alongside other partners, councils have also made good progress in improving children’s health, from health visitors supporting new parents to weight management services."
LGA responds to Age UK report on social care delayed transfers of care
“Our own analysis show that thanks to the hard work of councils’ social care teams, the NHS has seen delayed transfers of care attributable to social care fall by more than half a million over the past two years."
Development of Primary Care Networks, 18 July 2019
This briefing is to update you on the development of Primary care networks (PCNs) which were established on 1 July and to provide advice on the contribution of local government to this important change to the health and care landscape.
Masterplanning New Communities to Meet Housing Need - Eastleigh Borough Council
Eastleigh Borough Council sought research to help shape the approach and devise policy that will create mixed and balanced communities and ensure that different housing needs in the borough are addressed.
Refreshing the High Impact Change Model
Commissioning housing support for people who are homeless or threatened with homelessness - Warrington Borough Council
Warrington Borough Council commissioned several organisations to provide accommodation-based and floating support to people who are homeless or threatened with homelessness.
Essex County Council preventing and tackling homelessness across the county
The LGA supported project was aimed at supporting the implementation of the Future of Essex Vision priority to prevent and tackle homelessness across the county.
Greater Manchester Co-operative & Community Led Housing Initiatives Project
Co-operative and community-led housing is a way for local people to play a leading and lasting role in solving housing problems, creating genuinely affordable homes and strong communities in ways that are difficult to achieve through the mainstream housing market.
Pensionable Pay Workshop- 18 July 2019
Doncaster Council's innovative equity release-based funding scheme for housing
Doncaster participated in the Housing Adviser’s Programme (HAP) in order to seek advice and obtain support for financial innovation in relation to the production of an equity-based product(s).
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