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Category: Consultations and surveys

Be part of the Sedgemoor conversation

29th May 2019

The Sedgemoor Conversation meeting is an opportunity for VCSE organisations to feedback to Sedgemoor District Council, and help shape it’s corporate strategy. Topics for the meeting will include social prescribing, a health and wellbeing directory for Sedgemoor, and the Somerset Independence Plus Service. Date of meeting: Wednesday 12th June 2019 Time: 10-12:30 Venue: Sedgemoor District … Read more

Skills for Care survey research: Individual employers and the personal assistant workforce, 2019

9th April 2019

Skills for Care have published their latest findings from their survey research into individual employers and their personal assistants. The report focuses on individuals who employ their own staff (also known as individual employers) and their personal assistants (PAs). There was previously limited knowledge about this part of the adult social care sector, so Skills … Read more

Proposed increase in regulatory fees for CQC registered providers – have you had your say?

18th December 2018

CQC have opened a consultation about their proposed fee increases in 2019-20 for CQC registered community care providers. The proposed increase also affects dental specialists and residential social care. CQC are asking for your views on their proposals by 17th January 2019. You can tell CQC what you think about their proposals by filling in a … Read more

Proposed increase in regulatory fees for CQC registered providers

30th October 2018

CQC have opened a consultation about their proposed fee increases in 2019-20 for CQC registered community care providers. The proposed increase also affects dental specialists and residential social care. CQC are asking for your views on their proposals by 17th January 2019. Find out more and give your view here   Read more

TLAP Care Act survey for people with care and support needs, and carers

13th September 2016

Think Local Act Personal (TLAP) is running a survey that asks how much of a difference the Care Act has made in the experience of people with care and support needs, and their carers.  There have been many Care Act surveys, but this one will be the first that specifically seeks their views. The results of … Read more

Personalised Support Survey

16th June 2016

If you are a service provider working to support people to lead lives as full and active citizens, included in their communities, the Centre for Welfare Reform needs your help by taking part in a survey that they are carrying out. The aim of the survey is to establish how much progress service providers are making and … Read more

Research on social investment in smaller charities

26th October 2015

The Institute for Voluntary Action Research (IVAR) has started researching the experience of small and medium-sized charities in seeking, securing and managing social investment. IVAR plans to share what is learnt at key stages during the research. This will include three main elements: a review of existing evidence for insights into the experiences of small and … Read more

Have your voice heard on cuts to benefits for people with a learning disability

26th October 2015

Mencap launched Hear my Voice ahead of the General Election to empower people with a learning disability to vote, contact their local candidates and put disability issues on the political agenda. Mencap are concerned that people’s benefits are under threat and want to prove how vital they are. As part of Hear my Voice, Mencap have launched … Read more

Get involved with an important review of health and care sector investment in the Voluntary Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) Sectors

21st October 2015

The VCSE organisations that can get involved in this review are organisations who provide services and support that help to improve people’s health and well-being.  These organisations can take lots of shapes – they can have a structure that is well-recognised such as a charity or a community interest company but they can also be … Read more

Letter to the Prime Minister from people with learning disabilities

7th October 2015

Wendy Perez is a woman with learning disabilities who wants to see things change. She has drafted a letter to the UK Prime Minister David Cameron, to say how she feels things are getting worse for people with learning disabilities. Wendy wants 100 people with learning disabilities to sign her letter with her before she sends it … Read more