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ADASS East: Providing a clear picture of care

Writing in the MJ, Iain MacBeath, DASS, Hertfordshire explains the benefits PAMMS has delivered across 11 Councils in ADASS Eastern Region.

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Risk Profiler enhances Council’s ability to spot homecare failings

​It’s well known that state funded care is in crisis. The latest ADASS budget survey (2019) shows the stark reality of what is happening in the fragile market with home care closures up +113% on last year. Find out more about how Risk Profiler enhances Council's ability to spot homecare failings.

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Increasing Care Quality in the East of England

The ADASS Spring Seminar takes place from Monday 29th April until Wednesday 1 May, at Yarnfield Park, Staffordshire. The annual member’s only event brings together leaders in social care from across England.

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PAMMS technology powers LGC Award finalist

The 2019 LGC Awards named Hertfordshire County Council with ADASS (East) a finalist within the Driving Efficiency through Technology category for their use of HAS Technology’s PAMMS (Provider Assessment & Market Management Services) solution.

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Identify risks of Provider failure to safeguard home care delivery

When ADASS surveyed members last year, a third had been affected by Care Providers closing or ceasing to trade, leaving thousands of people needing new care arrangements immediately. It’s rare that such closures come completely out the blue, which is why more Councils are seeking to use available data to help flag up risks.

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PAMMS shortlisted for National Technology Award

PAMMS Provider Assessment and Market Management Solution - (part of H.A.S. Technology Group) has been shortlisted in the ‘Best Public Sector Project’ category at the National Technology Awards. The innovative solution brings together market intelligence and market shaping tools and services to support health and social care commissioners, care providers and the people who use care services.

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National Children and Adult Services Conference (NCASC)

Delivering innovation around the issues that matter – visit us on stand F8 at this year's National Children and Adult Services Conference (NCASC) in Manchester (14th-16th November 2018).

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The role of digital innovation in effectively managing the fragile care provider market

The Care Act reinforced Local Authorities’ responsibilities to monitor the quality of independent care businesses, however the fragility of the care market is one of the things keeping Directors awake at night. ADASS’ own budget survey identified the increase in Care Providers closing down and handing back contracts. When a Provider fails, the knock-on effects to people who use care and support services, Care Workers and Council’s own staff are devastating.

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Is PAMMS the future of provider assessment and market shaping?

The Care Act set new duties for Councils to achieve quality-assured, sustainable, diverse care and support markets that meet the needs of local people. This is an enormous task when you’re dealing with thousands of Service Users and Providers.

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