This page contains the reports that have been produced, handouts from events and other useful documents which our partners have shared.

  • Juggling Work and Unpaid Care

    Caring, unpaid, for older and disabled relatives is an increasing issue for our time and one that is affecting more families and friends in both the UK and throughout the world.

    File name: Juggling_work_and_unpaid_care_report_final_0119_WEB.pdf
    File size: 3 MB
    Published: 2019-02-22

  • North West ADASS SLI : Review of Regional Risks and Improvement Priorities

    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
    Published: 2019-01-25

  • North West Market Sustainability and Oversight Review

    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
    Published: 2018-12-14

  • NW ADASS Mental Health Annual Report

    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
    Published: 2018-12-07

  • NW ADASS Market Sustainability Engagement and Research Findings

    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
    Published: 2018-12-04

  • NW ADASS Making Safeguarding Personal Conference Report

    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
    Published: 2018-11-23

  • Sector Led Improvement Governance Structure

    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
    Published: 2018-11-19

  • NW ADASS SLI Memorandum of Understanding - 2018

    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
    Published: 2018-11-19

  • NW ADASS Peer Challenge Methodology

    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
    Published: 2018-11-19

  • NW Guide to Risk Awareness Tool

    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
    Published: 2018-11-19

  • NW ADASS Regional Account 2017 - Wirral Council Profile

    File name: Wirral.pdf
    File size: 126 KB
    Published: 2018-11-19

  • NW ADASS Regional Account 2017 - Wigan Council Profile

    File name: Wigan.pdf
    File size: 138 KB
    Published: 2018-11-19