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27 March 2024

Personal Health Budget (PHB) Quality Framework

The NHS Long Term Plan recognises personalised care as one of five major practical changes to the NHS to ensure we have a service that is fit for the future. This means people will get more control over their health, and more personalised care when they need it – including access to personal health budgets (PHBs).

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22 February 2024

Supporting High Frequency Users (HFU) through proactive personalised care, delivered by Social Prescribing Link Workers, Health and Wellbeing Coaches and Care Coordinators

This guidance note sets out the principles and recommended approach for offering proactive, personalised care for those at higher risk of hospital admissions due to psychosocial needs, as part of a broader strategy for ICBs and PCNs to tackle winter pressures and reduce unplanned admissions

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22 February 2024

Supporting and developing the workforce for personalised care

Guidance for people who are responsible for undertaking the required changes to embed personalised care in the health and social care sector.

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22 February 2024

Decision support tools

Decision support tools: making a decision about a health condition These decision support tools are designed to support shared decision making between people and a clinician. People may find they are useful before, during or between consultations depending on their care pathway.

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22 February 2024

Interactive tool for personalised care and support planning

This tool developed by Think Local Act Personal is aimed at leaders, commissioners, planners, clinicians and practitioners involved in designing and delivering personalised care and support planning for people with a variety of health and social care needs.

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24 January 2024

Care workforce pathway for adult social care

The care workforce pathway outlines the knowledge, skills, values and behaviours people need to work in adult social care.

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Intermediate Care Framework
5 October 2023

Intermediate care framework for rehabilitation, reablement and recovery following hospital discharge

Enabling people to stay well, safe and independent at home for longer has been a long-standing policy objective of the NHS.

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25 September 2023

A positive culture toolkit for adult social care

Our toolkit will support you at different stages of your workplace culture journey to establish, maintain and improve your workplace culture so that it’s inclusive, compassionate and collaborative

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Guidance and Toolkit
15 August 2023

A Guide to Co-Production

The guide has been created following extensive research and through the evaluation of real-life co-production examples.

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25 May 2023

Support for Managers & Leaders – Two versions of the Good and Outstanding inspection toolkits available.

Support for Leaders and Managers – two new Inspection toolkits are available from Skills for Care. Key lines of enquiry version & single assessment framework version

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13 April 2023

Self-advocacy for carers

Self-advocacy is about speaking up for yourself. It’s about getting your voice heard and effectively communicating your own interests. Our guide has been designed to help you communicate your needs with professionals, understand your rights and look after your wellbeing.

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2 March 2023

Dying well at home

Increasingly people are dying at home rather than in hospital and this trend is set to continue. This raises questions about whether there are the right staff with the right skills to support people in their home at the end of life, and whether the health and care system is prepared for changing levels of demand.

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