Reports & Recommendations

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Action on Advocacy Engagement Events

The “Action on Advocacy” Workshops were held in October and November 2015. These were a series of interactive workshops held across Thurrock, in Grays and Belhus and online to ensure that the widest number of people have an input into the shaping of an Advocacy Service, of what it will comprise in Thurrock and what Read more about Action on Advocacy Engagement Events[…]

Consultation on Changes to Adult Social Care Services in Thurrock

In Thurrock, Adult Social Care Service needs to save £500,000 this financial year, and more next year. The Council wants to maintain services as far as possible for the people who need them now and in the future. So it is taking action to reduce costs, and to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of services. Read more about Consultation on Changes to Adult Social Care Services in Thurrock[…]

“The Care Act Unpacked” Events – February to April 2015

Between October 2014 and January 2015, the Thurrock Council Care Act 2014 Working Group, agreed, in co-production with Thurrock Coalition, to develop a Communications Plan to engage with people who use services, their families and carers, to emphasise and publicise the new legislation, the main changes, differences and it’s practical implications for everyone. Council Officers Read more about “The Care Act Unpacked” Events – February to April 2015[…]

“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[…]

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