Guidance for commissioners on costing care to support discussions with care providers
This CIPFA guidance aims to enable and equip commissioners with the knowledge and skills to support informed dialogue with providers. It is designed to inform discussions leading to agreed fee rates that are affordable, good value for money and support market sustainability.
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).
Top tips for sustaining homecare
Homecare, including supported living, is vital for people with care and support needs to live at home, yet it is the most fragile part of the social care market.
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.