The Care Act – Integration, Cooperation and Partnerships
Integration has been a cornerstone of public policy, particularly across health and social care for many years. The Care Act 2014 now makes integration, cooperation and partnership a legal requirement on Local authorities and on all agencies involved in public care.
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About this course
This course forms part of the suite of e-learning courses that have been developed to support the implementation of part one of the Care Act 2014. It is based upon the Skills for Care training materials.
Upon successful completion of both modules you will be automatically awarded a certificate containing the course name, completion date, CPD hours and learning objectives.
The course contains additional resource materials, useful links and refresher guides.
In this course you will learn about:
Here are some of the topics covered in this course:
What do we mean by integration, cooperation and partnerships?; Why is it important?; Duty to work together; Aims of cooperation; Partner organisations; Cooperation in specific cases; Cooperation in practice; How to request cooperation; Reasons for integrating and cooperating; Provision of healthcare; Hospital discharge; Who is responsible where there is delayed discharge?; Care Act Schedule 3; Suitable accommodation; Cooperation with housing; Information and advice about housing; Employment, training and education; Local authority responsibilities; Strategic planning; Commissioning across agencies; Pooled budgets; Integrating assessment and information; Contributing to assessments; Single assessments; Options for integration; Integration and carers
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