Improving choice, quality and value for money
The Putting People First programme for the transformation of Adult Social Care has already brought big changes to how care services are arranged and provided. More and more people now have a personal budget to spend on the services of their choice to meet their eligible social care needs in a much wider variety of ways.
New vision for Adult Social Care
These changes will be further developed through the new government Vision for Adult Social Care and the new commitments outlined in the Think local, act personal agreement between the government and other key stakeholders in the social care community.
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How we will meet the challenges
To meet these new challenges and demands we will work closely with providers to commission new services, develop new forms of contracts and form new relationships to ensure that the market for social care is able to respond to customers’ needs.
Our Adult Social Care Plan
To help achieve this Wokingham Borough Council Adult Social Care has adopted a plan to develop the social care market to improve and increase:
• Achievement of Outcomes and
• Value for money
Read our Market Development Plan for more information.
Take part in our forums
We run forums for providers of Domiciliary Care, Residential and Nursing Care, Day Care and Supported Living, at which good practice and other developments are discussed. If you are a care or support provider and you would like more details please email Lorraine Meylan.
Self assessment tool for Providers
Providers who want to check how well they are progressing towards the personalisation of their care and support services can visit the Progress for Providers website to use the self assessment tool developed by Helen Sanderson Associates in partnership with commissioners and providers.