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4 Barnet LINk presentation 2011 cllr rajput

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4 Barnet LINk presentation 2011 cllr rajput

  1. 1. Adult Social Services working with Barnet LINks Councillor Rajput
  2. 2. Engagement and Involvement <ul><li>Engagement and involvement of residents, service users and carers in shaping social services for adults is key to us. </li></ul><ul><li>We want to ensure that we are providing services that people want and value, that are value for money and achieve outcomes. </li></ul><ul><li>We want to develop further the Adult Social Services relationship with the LINk over the next 12 months. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Current Engagement methods <ul><li>1. The Expert Customer Network </li></ul><ul><li>Database of current social care users and their carers who wish to engage in service development (60 members – mainly carers) </li></ul><ul><li>2. Barnet Family Carers Forum </li></ul><ul><li>Independent carers forum led by carers </li></ul><ul><li>3. Barnet Older People’s Assembly </li></ul><ul><li>Independent Older Peoples Group who raise concerns on behalf of older people </li></ul><ul><li>4. Service User and Carer Homecare Advisory Group </li></ul><ul><li>21 members who focus on homecare related issues. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Current Engagement methods <ul><li>5. Floating Support Service User and Carer Advisory Group </li></ul><ul><li>Service users and carers who focus on floating support issues. </li></ul><ul><li>6. Experts by Experience </li></ul><ul><li>Service users and carers who inform service developments e.g. Right to Control. </li></ul><ul><li>7. Personalisation and Direct Payments Group </li></ul><ul><li>Support the development of Personal Budgets and Direct Payment processes. </li></ul><ul><li>8. Safeguarding User Forum Support the development of Safeguarding plans and processes. </li></ul>
  5. 5. User and carer engagement <ul><li>Partnership Boards Influence the strategic direction for each of the health and social care client groups. </li></ul><ul><li>Health and Wellbeing Board </li></ul><ul><li>Currently being established and will contain a LINk member. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Commissioning plans <ul><li>We want to be able to pull the views of LINk members into our commissioning plans. This will help provide additional evidence on: </li></ul><ul><li>Local ‘soft’ data on local needs, experience, trends and priorities etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Qualitative data to inform Joint Strategic Needs Assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Views from seldom heard from and diverse communities </li></ul><ul><li>Intelligence on purchased services including Self Funders </li></ul><ul><li>Identifying efficiency savings </li></ul>
  7. 7. Going Forward <ul><li>We would like to: </li></ul><ul><li>Review and clarify the arrangements which enable the LINk and Adult Social Services to work together </li></ul><ul><li>Agree areas where we could work together </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure clear communication channels and agree named contacts </li></ul><ul><li>Develop the role of a LINk member on the Health and Wellbeing Board </li></ul>

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