Adult Social Care Improvement Programme

ADASS is the association of directors of adult social services. We are a charity that aims to further the interests of people in need of social care by promoting high standards and influencing the development of social care legislation and policy. The East Region has 11 Adult Social Care Directors and is supported by the ADASS East regional improvement team which is responsible for identifying opportunities for regional collaboration on improvement.

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Nick Presmeg

ADASS East warmly welcomes Nick Presmeg, Director for Integrated Commissioning and Vulnerable People for Essex County Council, as Branch Chair. A video about Nick's vision and priorities for the region will follow.

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Mon, 01 Oct 2018

High impact change model event East of England - Saffron Walden, 19 September 2018

It was developed by national partners in 2015 to promote a new approach to system resilience and year around planning for timely discharge…

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Wed, 15 Aug 2018

Great news for the Eastern Region Sector Led Improvement Programme

A special congratulations to Fran Leddra from Thurrock who has become one of three new Chairs of the national Principal Social Workers…

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Wed, 29 Jan 2020

EAST OF ENGLAND COUNT ME IN - Growing Peer Leaders for Coproduction - 3 day course

This is an exciting opportunity to explore how we can work together to build peer leadership and coproduction. We a looking for two to three people with lived experience from each area to come along with someone from their Local Authority or CCG whose role enables them to support and build capacity for coproduction. The first two days will be held on 6th March and 3rd April at the Cambridge Professional Development Centre. The third day will be held on 15th May. Venue details for this date will follow soon. Each day will start with tea and coffee and will run from 9.30am until 3pm. Lunch and refreshments are included. The days are linked so we are looking for people who can participate in all three days. We really hope to see to there! A Peer Leader is a person with lived experience committed to working collaboratively with the system to influence the way personalised care and support is developed and delivered. The course is free to participants and forms part of the East of England Count Me In programme. It aims to develop people with lived experience from across the region to be skilled peer leaders able to support the health and care system to make personalised care business as usual. Content for the course will cover: TO SECURE YOUR PLACE PLEASE CONTACT: Helle Penson,

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Wed, 06 Nov 2019

Social Care Futures blog

Brighter Futures blog and report

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