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

The outcomes and improvement framework we have developed with the LGA/ADASS CHIP Programme and other stakeholders is now available for use. This outcomes and improvement framework was commissioned by the LGA and the Association of Directors of Adult Services (ADASS). It aims to help directors of adult social services work with their colleagues and partners to identify how they can improve how they support adults with learning disabilities and/or autistic people.


COVID-19 Vaccine Impact Programme in London

After 7 months working on the Breast Screening Recovery programme Dan Short (A Director at Alder Advice) is currently working on an interim basis for NHS England as workforce adviser to the COVID-19 Vaccine Impact Programme in London.

The aim of the programme is to maximise uptake by the health and social care workforce and minimise inequalities within the workforce. Dan works across the whole health and social care workforce including primary care, but he has a focus on the social care workforce.


Strengths-based practice training

Strengths based practice training

Alder Advice is working with Essex County Council and Bedford Borough Council on two projects that will help to underpin each Council’s commitment to strengths-based practice.


North Wales strategy for child and adolescent mental health

Alder Advice is working closely with stakeholders including children and young people with lived experience to produce a North Wales strategy for child and adolescent mental health. The strategy is the Region's response to the “No Wrong Door” report from the Wales Children’s Commissioner.


International Academy for Appreciative Inquiry

Launch of International Academy for Appreciative Inquiry

Alder Advice is proud to announce an exciting new joint development with our partners Appreciating People.

The new academy is a partnership to:

  • Develop and expand the use of Appreciative Inquiry to improve public and 3rd sector services both in UK and wider afield,
  • Improve AI training and development opportunities, and
  • Provide peer support opportunities for individuals and organisations that see the potential to use AI based approaches to improve their effectiveness.