Central Government

Includes the Cabinet Office

Publisher: 
Central Government
Topics: 
Disability, Mental health, Carers, Personalisation
Year of Publication: 
2010
Type: 
Guidance

1) Planning together: peer support and self-directed support. This report shows how it is possible to build disabled people and carers' own support planning skills, rather than relying solely on professional solutions. It includes examples of how councils have worked in partnership with local people using services, user led and voluntary organisations, to transfer planning skills to other people using services. 2) Support planning and brokerage for older people and people with mental health difficulties.

Publisher: 
Central Government, Valuing People Now
Topics: 
Learning disabilities, Social care, Policy, Supported employment
Year of Publication: 
2008
Type: 
Report

Valuing People Now is the Government's three-year big plan to improve the lives of people with learning disabilities and their families. It covers all aspects of life, including health, housing, getting a paid job, personalisation, transition, advocacy, hate crime and relationships. All people with a learning disability are people first with the right to lead their lives like any others, with the same opportunities and responsibilities, with the same dignity and respect. This strategy is inclusive of those groups who are least often heard and most often excluded. These groups include

Publisher: 
Central Government
Topics: 
Commissioning, Procurement, Supply chain contracting, DWP, Merlin, Work Choice, Work Programme
Year of Publication: 
2011
Type: 
Report, Web link

The Merlin Standard has been designed to recognise and promote sustainable excellence and positive partnership working within supply chains and provide guidance to those seeking to achieve it.

http://www.merlinstandard.co.uk/

Publisher: 
Central Government
Topics: 
Supported employment
Year of Publication: 
2010
Type: 
Report

A Report for the cross-Government learning disability employment strategy team undertaken by Dr Stephen Beyer and Dr Carol Robinson

Publisher: 
Central Government, Valuing People Now
Topics: 
Learning disabilities, Equality & Diversity, Supported employment
Year of Publication: 
2011
Type: 
Easy read

This document provides information about supported employment in an easy read format.

Publisher: 
Central Government
Topics: 
Learning disabilities, Personal budgets, Personalisation, Supported employment
Year of Publication: 
2011
Type: 
Guidance

This paper presents the range of funding streams that people with learning disabilities known to social care services may use as an Individual Budget to pay for employment support. The briefing highlights issues and barriers, outlines what agencies need to have in place in order to use Individual Budgets for employment, and describes how a supported employment service can be costed for use by individuals.

Publisher: 
Central Government, Valuing People Now
Topics: 
Learning disabilities, Supported employment
Year of Publication: 
2011
Type: 
Report

This document presents the financial case for supported employment.

Publisher: 
Central Government, Valuing People Now
Topics: 
Learning disabilities, Supported employment
Year of Publication: 
2011
Type: 
Best practice

This is a case study produced by the Valuing People Now team.

Publisher: 
Central Government
Topics: 
Access To Work, Work Choice, Personalisation, Supported business
Year of Publication: 
2011
Type: 
Report

Liz Sayce's independent review of disability employment programmes. Getting In, Staying In, and Getting On, contains a number of recommendations about Access to Work, Remploy, residential training colleges and the future direction for funding specialist employment support services. The report has called for: • specialist disability employment support to be made available through individual budgets so that individuals can select the support that best meets their needs.

Publisher: 
Central Government, Valuing People Now
Topics: 
Supported employment
Year of Publication: 
2010
Type: 
Report

In Valuing Employment Now, the Government committed to publish standards for job coaching to drive improvements in supported employment provision, to ensure that more people with learning disabilities, especially people with moderate to severe learning disabilities, get and keep jobs. This paper discusses what makes good supported employment. The document looks at the definition, guiding principles and stages of supported employment.

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