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Category: Consultations and surveys

Paid opportunity to help improve working conditions for people who offer support to others

28th March 2022

What is it? Engage Britain is looking for care workers from across the workforce to meet online and come up with ideas to improve working conditions. When is it? Engage Britain will be holding Zoom online workshops between April and July 2022. At the minute, it is expected to be two 2-hour sessions in that … Read more

Do you have experience of challenging adult social care services in Wales?

3rd February 2022

If you’re interested in playing an important role in shaping the social care and support people receive from the council (particularly in Wales) then Research in Practice would like a chat – and you could receive a £30 Love2Shop voucher for your time. Research in Practice is helping the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) with … Read more

Reimagining Care: Listening and Engagement Exercise

1st November 2021

The Archbishops’ Commission on Reimagining Care has launched its public engagement phase providing individuals and organisations with the opportunity to say where you think care and support is working well, but also where things need to change. For the next few weeks, the Commission is inviting responses about care and support for adults with disabilities … Read more

Invitation to take part in a study to help people stay independent for longer

23rd September 2021

The Care Policy and Evaluation Centre (CPEC) – London School of Economics is working on a project to look at different models of local support for older people who do not meet the eligibility criteria for core social care packages. The study will involve a survey of around 1500 older people and their carers across England.  Find … Read more

IMPACT – have your say

9th June 2021

Share your views and make an IMPACT on adult social care via this short survey: https://bham.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9tnuKolsBb3OfGu IMPACT is a new centre to ‘improve outcomes for people who use services and their carers’ by ‘supporting the best use of evidence in adult social care’ across the UK. The IMPACT centre wants to hear from anyone involved … Read more

Whose care is it anyway? The Social Care Future inquiry

15th January 2021

Social Care Future have launched an inquiry into individual experience of social care. They are inviting participation from any one interested; whether you receive social care, care for a loved one, don’t qualify for support, work in social care or are someone who cares about this. Click here to find out more and have your … Read more

Small Good Stuff members invited to share their views to be in with a chance of winning £50

11th November 2020

As Small Good Stuff members we know how hard you work and how difficult recent times have been – we think you’re all amazing! We’re really keen to hear more about the work you do and some of the barriers you, your organisation and the people you work with on a wider level are coming … Read more

How can Health Education England best support you as a micro-provider?

21st August 2020

Health Education England (HEE) exists to support the delivery of excellent healthcare and health improvement to the patients and public of England by ensuring that the workforce of today and tomorrow has the right numbers, skills, values and behaviours, at the right time and in the right place. HEE has commissioned a piece of work … Read more

Because We All Care – new campaign from Healthwatch, CQC and partners

9th July 2020

Healthwatch, CQC and partners have launched a new campaign – ‘Because We All Care’ – which aims to encourage more people to share their experiences of care and to help the NHS and social care services identify and address quality issues and provide the best care possible. If you work for a health or social … Read more

Have your say on council plans for adult social care charges in Central Bedfordshire

31st January 2020

Central Bedfordshire Council are urging residents to have their say on changes to how they charge for adult social care. If you or a loved one accesses social care, or you’re planning for the future, these changes could affect you. The consultation opened this week and closes on 30 April 2020. Find out more and … Read more