Integrated Assessment – 2 day course
This course is suitable for registered health and social care staff whose service requires them to provide an integrated assessment. Staff may be working in the following areas: teams that promote admissions avoidance (for example in-reach in to the Emergency Department), frailty units, medical assessment units, community and intermediate care services and rehabilitation services. It is suitable for those in generic or trusted assessor roles.
ADASS & Department of Health Seminar on Integration 21 October 16
The event brought together ADASS members and Principal Social Workers together to articulate the critical value that social work brings to integration so as to support the narrative around integration development. The event hosted by Lyn Romeo, Chief Social Worker Adults, Department of Health.
The event looked at key roles within the social work profession and brought to life the values of social work and the unique role that social workers bring to an integrated setting. Speakers included:
Dr Adi Cooper, ADASS Safeguarding Co-Lead
Stephen Chandler, ADASS Mental Health Co-Lead
Sean McLaughlin, ADASS Learning Disability Co-Lead
Mark Trewin, Bradford PSW
Rob Mitchell, Karen Cook and Mark Harvey– Adult PSW network chairs
The combined presentations are available here
Integration : 2016 NHS Expo
Our Directors, Stuart Cowley (Director of Adults Social Care and Health, Wigan Council) and Sally McIvor, NW ADASS Integration Lead and Strategic Director of Health and Care, Pennine Lancashire, gave a presentation on Asset based approaches: Reducing costs and Improving outcomes in partnership with health and Transforming Lives: Strengthening Communities in Pennine Lancashire at the 2016 NHS Exp0 event. The presentation is available using the link below: