Operations

22 March 2017 Operations network key notes and resources

22nd March 2017

Law Commission update, harnessing technologies and learning disabilities mortality review.

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VODG networks: dates for 2017

1st January 2017

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14 July 2016 operations meeting: key notes and resources

28th November 2016

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08 November 2016 operations meeting: key notes and resources

28th November 2016

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VODG Social value toolkit: mainstreaming social value in social care

17th November 2016

The VODG Social Value Toolkit promotes increased cooperation between social care commissioners and providers. The guidance has been created in response to the fact that while there are resources to support commissioners to implement the Social Value Act, less guidance exists for social care providers.

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Dementia and learning disabilities event roundup

19th October 2016

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What can the voluntary sector do to encourage greater engagement and collaboration with the health system?

8th August 2016

VODG calls for the voluntary sector to be recognised as central to the NHS and health system. The paper describes the challenges and solutions to more joined up approaches to health and care.

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Technology is changing the way we live. Can it also transform the way we deliver adult social care?

10th July 2016

VODG argues for improved commissioning to seize the benefits of technology in care. The report outlines innovative approaches to the design and delivery of adult social care through the use of technology.

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Together we can deliver more effective commissioning and de-commissioning for people with learning disabilities and autism

17th April 2016

This thought leadership report seeks to overcome the barriers preventing good commissioning and de-commissioning in order to ensure people with learning disabilities and autism receive the right care, in the right place at the right time. The report provides practical suggestions, approaches and tactics for making progress.

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Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012

14th March 2012

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Another way: transforming peoples’ lives through good practice in adult social care

26th May 2011

Another way looks at how to transform people’s lives through good practice in social care. The report responds to the Winterbourne View scandal which exposed the abuse of people with complex learning disabilities at a care unit in Bristol.

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Gain without pain: how the voluntary sector can help deliver the social care agenda for people with disabilities

26th October 2010

Gain without pain outlines how the voluntary sector can help deliver the social care agenda for people with disabilities. The report explores how organisations can save time and money in challenging contexts.

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