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Outcomes and improvement framework for support for people with learning disabilities - LGA/ADASS CHIP Programme

Outcomes and improvement framework for support for people with learning disabilities - LGA/ADASS CHIP Programme

Finance and performance framework for learning disability support

In December 2019 the LGA/ADASS CHIP Programme appointed us to work with it, local councils and other stakeholders to provide an outcomes and improvement framework to help enable improvements in how people with learning disabilities (including people with learning disabilities and autism) are supported. We are currently seeking good practice examples to include in the supporting guidance to councils. Please put your council forward if you have some excellent practice you want others to hear about.

The aim is to provide a range of resources that will help Directors of Adult Services work with their partners and other stakeholders to improve how people with learning disabilities and autism are supported. The detailed nature of the framework and associated tools will emerge over the next 6 months, as it will be developed in close collaboration with stakeholders, but initial thoughts are that the resources will include a:

  • Summary of existing best practice guidance in how to meet the support needs adults with learning disabilities summarised into a holistic easy to understand performance framework,
  • Self-evaluation tool to enable the Directors, their senior colleagues and stakeholders to work together to identify improvement opportunities in any part of the holistic overall performance framework. This will be linked to “how to” guidance or case study material that can inform local improvement planning,
  • Set of strategic and operational finance, performance and quality indicators that the Directors and their senior colleagues can monitor in order to assess whether the improvement plans implemented, after applying the self-assessment framework, are delivering the results expected.

To find out more about this project contact Dan Short from Alder Advice on 07748-180-390 or e-mail him at Dan.Short@alderadvice.co.uk