ncas 2012

Speeches and Presentations


Plenary Sessions
Rt Hon David Laws MP
Stephen Twigg MP and Rt Hon Andy Burnham MP
Cllr Sir Merrick Cockell, Chairman, LGA
Sarah Pickup, President, ADASS
Debbie Jones, President, ADCS  |  Safeguarding Pressures - Research Reports
Edward Timpson MP
Jeremy Hunt MP
Norman Lamb MP

Wednesday 24th October 2012
Sub Plenary Sessions
Achieving permanence and stability for children in care LGA/ADCS  |  ADCS Position Statement - What is Care For
Care and Support white Paper: reaction and response LGA/ADASS
Leadership in Social Work - Now or Never ADASS/ADCS

Policy Sessions
Innovative Partnerships For Accessing Social Care in The 21st Century Hertfordshire County Council
Dementia and Society? Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Integration of Children's and Adults Services with Health in Swindon and Developing Public Service Mutuals - the National View Swindon Borough Council
Empowering Families - Improving Outcomes LGA and Birmingham City Council
Demonstrating our impact, telling our story: building capacity for analysis and evaluation in whole family service provision Research in Practice and Research in Practice for Adults
Learning from inspections of arrangements to protect children Jacky Tiotto, Divisional Manager, Social Care Inspectorate

Innovation Sessions
Swindon LIFE Programme - a new way of working with families in chronic crisis Swindon Borough Council
Transforming early years: different, better, lower cost services for families Innovation Unit
Trading Social Care Services Aberdeen City Council
The Collaborative - Leading from all corners Innovation Unit
Forming a successful Transitions Team for 14-25 year olds - the benefits and challenges Northamptonshire County Council
Are free shcools the answer to rocketing demand for new school places? LGA
From Poundland to Broadband...bespoke solutions to achieve better outcomes Staffordshire County Council
Help to Live at Home in Wiltshire Wiltshire Council
A Guide to Commissioning public mental health services for adults and children Terry Dafter

Thursday 25th October 2012
Sub Plenary Sessions
Family Justice Review - Social Work in the Family Courts over the next decade ADCS/CAFCASS (with Family Justice Board)
Making it Real - ensuring people who use services and carers are at the heart of social care transformation TLAP
Driving improvement - how sector led improvement is working in adults and children's services LGA with ADASS/TEASC and CIB

Policy Sessions
Oh No, Not Integrated Care Again!  |  Link to Integrated Care video  London Borough of Barking and Dagenham
Combining Personalisation with Community Engagement Leeds City Council
Innovation in services for young people Community Matters, The National Youth Agency and LGA
Free Early Education for Two-Year-Olds Department for Education and LGA
Leadership for better community outcomes Virtual Staff College
Beyond Winterbourne View ADASS, Challenging Behaviour Foundation
Delivering Dignity Age UK, NHS Confederation and LGA
Integrating personal health and social care budgets: making it happen NHS Confederation
The Eastern Safeguarding Project: Working regionally to improve safeguarding services Eastern Region Local Authorities
The future (of the future): horizon scanning social care Head of Social Care, Centre for Workforce Intelligence
Integrated Commissioning: Building Relationships Royal College of GPs and ADASS
Can we really achieve voice, choice and control for older people in care homes? Age UK
Safeguarding: Everybody's Business LGA
Integrating housing with health and social care National Housing Federation
Hidden Talents - local government's solution to youth disengagement in employment and learning LGA
Preparing for Adulthood - Supporting children and adult services to achieve better outcomes for disabled young people and greater value for money National Development Team for Inclusion

Innovation Sessions
Innovating for children and young people's health across local government and health services LGA, NHS Confederation
Evidence-Based Programmes - the Way Forward? Action for Children
Social media as a tool for citizen and community engagement Research in Practice for Adults
De-mystifying the cost of care in residential provision Leeds City Council
A new approach to special educational needs and disability LGA, DFE
Building community capacity in social care through a flexible and innovative approach Slivers-of-Time
Community Budgets - our learning so far TriBorough - Westminster City Council, RB Kensington and Chelsea and LB Hammersmith and Fulham
User Led Organisations and Social Care Research in Practice for Adults
School funding reform - ask the experts! LGA with ADCS

Friday 26th October 2012
Sub Plenary Sessions
Inspection issues for children's service Ofsted, Probation, Police, CQC
Improving Quality in Social Care ADASS, NICE
Working with Troubled Families Troubled Families Team, Departemnt of Communities and Local Government

Policy Sessions
End of life care in the new world of commissioning and service delivery National End of Life Care Programme and Help the Hospices
Healthwatch - the new consumer voice in health and social care LGA, ADASS
Implementing Munro - improving outcomes for children MD Empower Ltd
The Personalisation challenge: Personalisation for People with Learning Disabilities and Behaviour Described as Challenging Challenging Behaviour Foundation
Healthy People, Healthy Places - transforming an approach to achieve success LGA and Integrated Commissioning for Better Public Health
Do councils have a future role in education? LGA