In this section you will find downloads of our publications, report and event materials.
This report is the TEASC Executive Summary which analyses the self-assessments undertaken in 2017/18 by of 22 of the 23 councils in the North West Region of England, using the Local Government Association (LGA) and Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS) Risk Assessment Tool.
File name: Exec-Summary-NW-ADASS-risk-analysis-2017-18-LG-09042018-.pdf
File size: 146 KB
Blackburn Council's assessment of the current discharge pathway undertaken by Newton Europe for people entering short term care as a step down from acute care.
File name: Blackburn-with-Darwen-Pathway-to-Placement-Project.pdf
Recent publications highlighted that at the national level the sustainability of the ASC market is increasingly at risk. Following on from these recent discussions, the NW ADASS Branch meetings focused on the scale of financial challenge and the level of risk in care markets in the North West.
File name: Summary-Report-NWADASS-Market-Sustainability-and-Oversight-Review-January-2018.pdf
File size: 463 KB
The NW Mental health ADASS group provides a forum for the sharing of ideas and the development of north-west specific social care policy developments across the region within mental health. Meeting every two months at New Town House, Warrington; the group acts as the sounding board for NW directors of Adult Social Care in mental health policy, practice and law.
File name: NW-ADASS-Mental-Health-Annual-Report.pdf
File size: 75 KB
Recent publications have highlighted that at the national level the sustainability of the ASC market is increasingly at risk. Following on from these recent discussions at North-West Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (NW ADASS) Branch meetings focused on the scale of financial challenge and the level of risk in care markets in the North-West.
File name: FINAL-13518-adass-report-on-engagement-2017.pdf
File size: 10 MB
In this document you will find some of the achievements that NW ADASS has done over the last 12 months.
File name: NW-ADASS-SLI-2017-18618.pdf
File size: 201 KB
In the context of our agreed strategic policy priorities and supporting objectives, the SLI Board has developed a suite of specific SLI Recommendations that help form the SLI Programme for 2018/19. The recommendations are based off our understanding of the data and where we need to improve, but also where we have areas of good practice that we should share with our colleagues across the North West.
File name: SLI-Programme-2018-19.pdf
File size: 234 KB
This report presents the presentations from our conference and a collection of guidance, good practice and case studies.
File name: NW-ADASS-Safeguarding-Conference-Report.pdf
File size: 378 KB
This Governance Structure shows the reporting lines of how all the workstreams of North West ADASS fit together.
File name: SLI-Infographic-2018.pdf
File size: 107 KB
This Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been developed to assist the 23 upper tier local authorities that make up the North West Region. It includes sharing of best practice, shadowing, buddying, action learning and offers of support. The MoU has been signed off by the lead portfolio holder, chief executive and DASS for each of the 23 authorities.
File name: North-West-ADASS-SLI-MoU-050618.pdf
File size: 230 KB
The NW SLI Programme Director and Chair of the SLI Board have worked with colleagues to update and agree the scope of peer challenges and key areas of focus. The process includes agreeing a schedule of meetings with key individuals and teams, including Councillors, senior managers, other Council staff, service users, carers and partners and a list of key documents for the peer challenge team to have access to before and during the 3 days on site review.
File name: NW-ADASS-Peer-Challenge-Methodology-July-16.pdf
File size: 379 KB
The TEASC Risk Awareness Tool is based on the six domains of the ADASS framework, each of which encompasses a number of performance areas. To demonstrate progress in each area, local authorities are encouraged to assess themselves against the score matrix, and to record the evidence it has to support the score.
File name: NW-Guide-to-Risk-Awareness.pdf
File size: 657 KB