Adult Social Care Commissioning Event May 2015

Adult Social Care Commissioning Event May 2015

This event will outline the information, advice, guidance, and advocacy requirements of the Act and examine the challenges and gaps, establishing what this means for Sandwell.

Adult Social Care Commissioning Event
Session Two: The Care Act: Information, Advice, Gu
Adult Social Care Commissioning Event

Session Two: The Care Act: Information, Advice, Guidance and Advocacy

Location: Sandwell Council House (Chamber and Annexes)

Time and Date: Friday 15 May 2015 9.00am – 1.00pm

The passage of the Care Act 2014 heralds a long-anticipated modernisation of social care for vulnerable people, and has been in force since 1 April 2015. It has brought new duties for local authorities and new rights for service users and carers; along with new opportunities for providers.

This event will outline the information, advice, guidance, and advocacy requirements of the Act and examine the challenges and gaps, establishing what this means for Sandwell. Attendees will also learn about the commissioning intentions for 2015-2017.
Key speakers and topics will be:

Frankie Higgins (Commissioning Manager) – Information, advice and guidance

Beverley Stevens (Commissioner) – Advocacy

Sam Hay (Commissioning Manager) – Commissioning intentions

Interactive group workshops will then be facilitated by the Adult Social Care Commissioning team.

Along with presentations and workshops there will be a question and answer session concerning key issues and queries and a chance to meet the Adult Social Care Commissioning Team and Senior Staff.

Target Audience for Event

Spaces are limited for the event and it is aimed at key statutory and voluntary sector stakeholders who are able to influence their organisation at a senior level.

To reserve your place for the event, please send your request to ASC_Admin@Sandwell.gov.uk by 8 May 2015.

Please note this is free to attend but spaces are strictly limited to two per organisation. If the event is substantially oversubscribed a reserve list will form the basis of running the session again.

Access and Parking

Please note, if you are using a satellite navigation system you will need to enter the postcode B69 3DB.

There is a list of Car Parks in Oldbury available from the link below:

https://www.sandwell.gov.uk/info/200286/parking_and_permits/2152/car_parks_in_oldbury

The venue has full disabled access

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