“Health, Wealth & Your Money: Carers Rights Day”, 28th November 2014

The Thurrock Coalition – Health, Wealth & Your Money – Event Report and Recommendations – December 2014 is now available to download here The event was facilitated by Thurrock Coalition, the ULO for Thurrock in partnership with CARIADS (to coincide with Carers Rights Day 2014), The key aims of the event were to: • Empower Read more about “Health, Wealth & Your Money: Carers Rights Day”, 28th November 2014[…]

“Think Autism” Strategy Workshop 26th September 2014

Think Autism is the Government’s new strategy for improving the lives of adults with autism in England, and was published on 2 April 2014. It is an update to the first Adult Autism Strategy, Fulfilling and Rewarding Lives, which was published in 2010. It is relevant to England only (the devolved administrations have their own Read more about “Think Autism” Strategy Workshop 26th September 2014[…]

Thurrock Coalition Independent Living Event – 26th June 2014

The Thurrock Coalition Independent Living Event was the result of 3 months planning, consultation and co-ordination between individuals and groups throughout the Coalition networks across Thurrock. The event planning was spearheaded and co-ordinated by Thurrock Coalition with support from the Coalition partners, namely Thurrock Centre for Independent Living (TCIL), Thurrock Lifestyle Solutions (TLS), Thurrock Mind Read more about Thurrock Coalition Independent Living Event – 26th June 2014[…]

Thurrock Coalition and Healthwatch Thurrock – Care Quality in Thurrock – Consultation on the Care Quality Commission’s Proposals for a new approach to inspecting Social Care Services

Thurrock Coalition and Healthwatch Thurrock were invited by Service Managers at Thurrock Council to run several consultation events around the Care Quality Commission’s (CQC) proposals for a new approach to inspecting Social Care Services. To this end, we ran 3 workshop style opportunities for people and organisations/providers to have their say and input into the Read more about Thurrock Coalition and Healthwatch Thurrock – Care Quality in Thurrock – Consultation on the Care Quality Commission’s Proposals for a new approach to inspecting Social Care Services[…]

Building Positive Futures: Making the Case for Timely Intervention

In relation to the Thurrock Council “Building Positive Futures” programme, Thurrock Council Adult Social Care commissioned a qualitative review of individuals known to Adult Social Care, through a combination of desktop analysis and qualitative interviews with the individuals, their families and carers concerned. This enabled an holistic analysis, examining information on episodes of poor health Read more about Building Positive Futures: Making the Case for Timely Intervention[…]

Thurrock Council – Fairness in Thurrock Overview & Scrutiny Review into Fairness in Thurrock

Thurrock Council has recently established an Overview and Scrutiny review into Fairness in Thurrock. The panel will aim to identify whether Thurrock would benefit from a fairness commission, or an alternative, to better build on the work already being undertaken in the Borough to deliver the best possible outcomes for local people – particularly those Read more about Thurrock Council – Fairness in Thurrock Overview & Scrutiny Review into Fairness in Thurrock[…]

Safety Solutions – Personal Social Services Survey (PSS) Workshop Event

The “Safety Solutions” Event was held in order to engage Citizens of Thurrock, carers and families and Council Officers to discuss the results of the Personal Social Services (PSS) annual survey – specifically in relation to how safe people who use Adult Social Care feel in Thurrock. The format of the event was based around Read more about Safety Solutions – Personal Social Services Survey (PSS) Workshop Event[…]

Thurrock Council Adult Social Care Peer Challenge 2013

Thurrock Coalition has been invited to play a key role in informing the upcoming Thurrock Council Adult Social Care Peer Challenge. To this end, Thurrock Coalition designed, developed and facilitated a number of “Pre Challenge” Focus Groups throughout September 2013 in order to engage Citizens of Thurrock, people who use services, parents, families and voluntary Read more about Thurrock Council Adult Social Care Peer Challenge 2013[…]

Sport For You – Action Plan, Event Report & Recommendations May 2013

Thurrock Coalition was invited by Senior Officers at Thurrock Council to look into ways of sustaining the interest and momentum behind the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics, focussing upon increasing participation, inclusion and involvement in sports, activities and recreation in Thurrock for individuals of all impairment types. One of the main issues that needed to Read more about Sport For You – Action Plan, Event Report & Recommendations May 2013[…]

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