The co-production approach led to the development of key principles which can be used in other areas of communication. Local authorities should ensure that people are able to access all of these types of financial information and advice which help people plan and pay for their care.
An assessment would consider all of his needs, including those currently being met by his daughter, along with the outcomes he wishes to achieve.
The Care and Support Preventing Needs for Care and Support Regulations continue to allow local authorities to make a charge for the provision of certain preventative services, facilities or resources.
Preventing needs will often be most effective when action is undertaken at a local level, with different organisations working together to understand how the actions of each may impact on the other.
A small project team held discussions and workshops to identify information that needed improving to be clearer and suggestions for improvement, for example, a new assessment form. Where a person has some needs that are eligible, and also has some other needs that are not deemed to be eligible, the local authority must provide information and advice on services facilities or resources that would contribute to preventing, reducing or delaying the needs which are not eligible, and this should be aligned and be consistent with the care and support plan for the person with care needs, or support plan for the carer.
These might include, for example: Developing a local approach to preventative support is a responsibility wider than adult care and support alone, and should include the involvement, by way of example, of those responsible for public health, leisure, transport, and housing services which are relevant to the provision of care and support.
Considering the services, facilities and resources which contribute towards preventing or delaying the development of needs for care and support is a core element of fulfilling this responsibility. Local approaches to prevention should be built on the resources of the local community, including local support networks and facilities provided by other partners and voluntary organisations.
He was admitted to hospital and underwent surgery for a hip replacement which meant he had to follow hip precautions for 6 weeks. As part of the assessment process, the local authority considers the capacity of the person to manage their needs or achieve the outcomes which matter to them, and allows for access to preventative support before a decision is made on whether the person has eligible needs see chapter 6 on assessment.
In developing these partnerships local authorities should consider what obstacles there may be which might prevent people on low incomes from benefitting from the activities and take reasonable steps to avoid this. Although such types of support will usually be provided as a preventative measure under section 2 of the Act, they may also be provided as part of a package of care and support to meet eligible needs.
Information and advice should only be judged as clear if it is understood and able to be acted upon by the individual receiving it. Mr A was discharged, independently mobile using a frame, independent transferring using equipment and stair climbing with supervision.
Charging for preventative support 2. Approaches to identifying those people who may benefit from preventative support should consider how to locate people in such circumstances, for example: These interventions may differ from those for people without caring responsibilities.
The National Audit of Intermediate Care categorises 4 types of intermediate care: In these cases, regulations also provide that intermediate care or reablement cannot be charged for in the first 6 weeks, to ensure consistency.
To meet the challenges of the future, it will be vital that the care and support system intervenes early to support individuals, helps people retain or regain their skills and confidence, and prevents need or delays deterioration wherever possible.
In this example, the aspects of wellbeing relating to social wellbeing and family relationships might be promoted. Under Sections 2 of the Act, local authorities are expected to have regard to the importance of identifying carers and take action to reduce their needs for support see chapter 6 on assessments adults who are subject to adult safeguarding concerns see chapter 14 on safeguarding people who may benefit from financial information and advice on matters concerning care and support.
Understanding the breadth of available local resources will help the local authority to consider what gaps may remain, and what further steps it should itself take to promote the market or to put in place its own services.
This could include connecting to other key areas of local preventative activity outside care, including housing, planning and public health.
He needs occasional personal care to remain living independently with dignity, and it is likely that these needs will increase. Rehabilitation services can include provisions that help people attain independence and remain or return to their home and participate in their community, for example independent living skills and mobility training for people with visual impairment.
In order to identify those individuals most likely to benefit from such targeted services, local authorities may undertake screening or case-finding, for instance to identify individuals at risk of developing specific health conditions or experiencing certain events such as strokes, or fallsor those that have needs for care and support which are not currently met by the local authority.Developing resilience and promoting individual strength.
In developing and delivering preventative approaches to care and support, local authorities should ensure that individuals are not.Download