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Survey of confidence in adult social care reform

The results of the LGA's survey with council lead members for adult social care, assessing their levels of confidence in the upcoming adult social care reforms.

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Care and support and homelessness: Top tips on the role of adult social care

These top tips, developed as part of the LGA and ADASS’s work with the Shared Outcomes Fund, seeks to support directors of adult social services and their teams, focusing on the role of social care in supporting people experiencing and recovering from homelessness.

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Must Know: Healthy weight

Is your council using the National Child Measurement Programme to promote healthy weight? The purpose of this ‘Must Know’ is to understand the National Child Measurement Programme (NCMP) and how it is used locally to support local planning.

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School nursing: Looking after the health and wellbeing of school children

This publication summarises school nurses' important role in the education system and includes case studies from across the country focussed on how they provide an invaluable role to children.

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Future health challenges: public health projections - childhood obesity

The purpose of this analysis is to produce a set of forecasts at local authority level for prevalence of obesity and overweight among children, at both reception and Year 6. It is hoped that these forecasts will allow local authorities to anticipate likely future levels of child obesity in their area, assuming that trends in child obesity continue in their current trajectories.

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Future health challenges: public health projections - smoking

Smoking prevalence analysis: methodology summary by the LGA Research and Information Team

Get in on the Act Health and Care Act

Get in on the Act: Health and Care Act 2022

The Health and Care Act received Royal Assent on 28th April 2022. This briefing outlines what the Act covers and how it will impact local government.

Discriminatory abuse: a briefing for practitioners

This briefing for practitioners is based on a literature review published in the Journal of Adult Protection in March 2022.

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Must Know: Autism

Is your council meeting the needs of autistic people? This publication supports councillors to understand their council’s role and responsibilities to autistic people, their families and carers and shows why it is important to meet the needs of local autistic people.

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Must Know: How do you know your council is doing all it can to safeguard adults?

This document sets out key areas for focus and specific questions to ask to assure you that your council is effective in keeping adults safe.

Build back local

To build back better, we must build back local.

Build back local: Building back better

Read the full 2021 LGA Annual Conference paper.

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