LG Futures/PSSRU have published updated data collection guidance for the Department of Health review of adult social care funding formulae.
Section One of this document provides an overview of the data templates and how they should be completed. Section Two provides general guidance about data quality and data recording. Key definitions relating to residential and non-residential care are included in Annexes 1 and 2, whilst preliminary details of the secure upload service are provided in Section Three.
A link to this document and links to the data templates for submission can be found on this page.Read more
The Department of Health is currently consulting on 2015-16 allocations for both (i) universal deferred payment agreements and (ii) additional assessments for the cap.
The consultation will end on 9th October 2014 and is based on the interim working papers set out below. Please note that the papers will be subject to an independent peer review during the summer. It is possible that this could lead to changes to the formulae presented in the consultation. The consultation is available at www.gov.uk/government/consultations/care-act-2014-funding-allocations-for-new-adult-social-care-duties and www.consultations.dh.gov.uk/social-care-funding-1/allocations-for-2015-16/, where you can reply online.
The papers are as follows:
The Project Advisory Panel members have attended their latest meeting on 8 January 2014.
A link to the minutes for this meeting can be found on this page.Read more