In the course of a year ADASS is asked to respond to a large number of policy and other initiatives - mainly but not necessarily originating from Central Government. Responses can either be made by our Policy Networks, National Leads, the Presidential Team or by Regional Networks.

ADASS response to the Care Quality Commission proposed changes to the Judgement Framework and Enforcement Policy
Nov 2011
ADASS Lead: john.nawrockyi@greenwich.gov.uk


ADASS response to the Health Professional Council consultation on register for social workers
Nov 2011
ADASS Lead: john.nawrockyi@greenwich.gov.uk


ADASS Response to the Health Professional Council consultation on standards for social workers
Nov 2011
ADASS Lead: john.nawrockyi@greenwich.gov.uk


ADASS Response to the DH Fundamental Data Review consultation
Oct 2011
ADASS Lead: sarah.norman@wolverhampton.gov.uk


ADASS Response to the Low Pay Commission inquiry on social care workforce
Oct 2011
ADASS Lead: jonathan.gardam@adass.org.uk


ADASS written evidence to the Health Select Committee Inquiry on Social Care
Oct 2011
ADASS Lead: peter.hay@birmingham.gov.uk


ADASS response to CLG Consultation on Business Rates Retention
Oct 2011
ADASS Lead: john.jackson@oxfordshire.gov.uk


National Audit Office (NAO) Study in the Care Quality Commission
Oct 2011
ADASS Lead: jonathan.gardam@adass.org.uk


ADASS response to the Care Quality Commission consultation on regulations
Oct 2011
ADASS Lead: sarah.norman@wolverhampton.gov.uk


ADASS evidence to the Equality and Human Rights Commission "Older People in Homecare and Human Rights Inquiry"
September 2011
ADASS Leads dwayne.johnson@halton.gov.uk / dwarwick@wandsworth.gov.uk


ADASS Response to the Dignity in Care Commission call for evidence
September 2011
ADASS Lead: Peter.hay@birmingham.gov.uk


ADASS response to Department of Business, Innovation and Skills consultation Modern Workplaces
August 2011
ADASS Lead: graeme.betts@newham.gov.uk


ADASS Response to Department of Health Consultation National Social Care Data Developments
August 2011
ADASS Lead: paul.najsarek@harrow.gov.uk


ADASS response to the Care Quality Commission consultation Recognising excellence in adult social care
August 2011
ADASS leads: sarah.norman@wolverhampton.gov.uk and paul.najsarek@harrow.gov.uk


ADASS response to the Health Professions Council consultation on "Guidance on health and character"
July 2011
Secretary ADASS Workforce Development Network: john.nawrockyi@greenwich.gov.uk


ADASS written evidence submitted to the Health Committee scrutiny on the Care Quality Commission and Monitor
June 2011
ADASS lead: jonathan.gardam@adass.org.uk


ADASS Response to Communities and Local Government consultation on "best value; draft statutory guidance"
June 2011
ADASS lead:john.jackson@oxfordshire.gov.uk


ADASS endorsement of the briefing note by the Welfare Reform Committee to the House of Commons Report Stage of the Welfare Reform Bill
June 2011
ADASS lead:jonathan.gardam@adass.org.uk


ADASS and ADCS joint written evidence to the Health Select Committee inquiry on Public Health
ADASS lead:Glyn.Jones@bracknell-forest.gov.uk
June 2011


ADASS response to the Pause / Pause response Executive Summary
May 2011
ADASS lead: Peter.hay@birmingham.gov.uk


ADASS Response to consultation on Age Discrimination
May 2011 
ADASS Lead, Chair ADASS Equalities and Diversity Policy Network: kim.wright@hackney.gov.uk


ADASS Response to consultation of standards for  psychological support for adults living with HIV
May 2011


ADASS written evidence submitted to the committee stage of the Welfare Reform Bill 2011
May 2011


ADASS written evidence to the Public Bills Committee on the Protection of Freedoms Bill 2011
May 2011
ADASS Leads:
Dr Adi Cooper, Joint Chair ADASS Safeguarding Adults Network: adi.cooper@sutton.gov.uk
Penny Furness-Smith, Joint Chair ADASS Safeguarding Adults Network penny.furness-smith@southampton.gov.uk
Brian Walsh, Joint Chair ADASS Workforce Development Network: Brian.Walsh@coventry.gov.uk


ADASS response to the Department of Health consultation on the Offender Personality Disorder Implementation Plan
May 2011
ADASS National Lead of Adult Offenders: Phil.Lloyd@cheshireeast.gov.uk


ADASS and Association of Directors Children. Services (ADCS) joint response to the Department of Health consultation "Healthy lives, healthy people public health White Paper"
March 2011
ADASS lead: sandie.keene@leeds.gov.uk


ADASS response Department of Health consultation Healthy lives, healthy people: transparency in outcomes, proposals for a public health outcome framework
March 2011
ADASS lead: sandie.keene@leeds.gov.uk


ADASS response to Department of Health consultation Healthy lives, healthy people: funding and commissioning routes for public health
March 2011
ADASS lead: sandie.keene@leeds.gov.uk


ADASS evidence prepared for the All Party Parliamentary Group on Dementia How to save money in dementia care and deliver better outcomes for people with dementia
March 2011


ADASS & LGA evidence prepared for the House of Lords Select Committee into HIV/AIDS in the UK
February 2011


ADASS response to the DWP Consultation Disability Living Allowance reform
February 2011


ADASS response to the Department of Health consultation " Transparency in Outcomes; A framework for adult social care"
February 2011


ADASS Response to the DH Consultation "DH Business Plan 2011-15"
January 2011


ADASS response to the Dilnot "Commission on Funding of Care and Support" call for evidence
Dilnot Appendix 1  |   Dilnot Appendix 2
January 2011


ADASS response to: Department of Health Liberating the NHS: Greater Choice and Control
January 2011


ADASS response to: Department of Health: An Information Revolution
January 2011


ADASS response to: Department for Communities and Local Government: Local Decisions: a Fairer Future for Social Housing
January 2011