Commissioning for Adults and
Communities in Doncaster
Sarah Sansoa
Rosemary Leek
26 February 2013
Current position
• Use of resources
• Adult Social Care Commissioning Strategy for Doncaster
Being Person-centred
Outcome focused
Openness
Equity of services
Value for money
Providing and supporting the local economy
Partnership working
Evidence based
Develop commissioning competencies
Who is the Commissioning Strategy for?
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Citizens of Doncaster
Elected Members
Council staff
Strategic Partners
Voluntary and Community organisations
Businesses
Social enterprises
Doncaster Adults Commissioning Strategy – Building the Road
People, their families and carers
Commissioning
Providers
What do we want to achieve?
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I am in control, I have choice, and I am
involved and listened to
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I am happy and independent
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My carers and I get the right support,
when and how we need it - not just a
service
What do we want to achieve?
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People’s experiences and opinions
determine the services we commission
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We will develop shared plans and
priorities with partners
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We will invest in high quality, safe
services to deliver individual outcomes
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The team are skilled, knowledgeable,
qualified and feel supported to deliver
personalised services
What do we want to achieve?
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Our staff tell us that they feel valued, are
well trained, and enjoy working for us
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We know and act on what’s working and
what’s not working for people, families
and carers
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We provide flexible, dynamic, safe and
responsive services
How will it be done?
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I will choose who supports them
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My reviews will take place annually and
be person centred
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Processes will be simple and easy to
understand
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I will have a network of information,
advice and support
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Information collected on complaints and
compliments is learned from and used to
improve services
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I am supported to have my voice heard
How will we know we have achieved it?
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The number of person centred reviews
undertaken
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The number of people who say they are
‘in control’ of their personal budgets
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The number and type of compliments and
complaints
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The number of people in crisis
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More people, families and carers involved
in decision making
How will it be done?
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We talk and listen to people, their families
and carers to understand what services
they need by using the Working Together
for Change process
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We set a base line for person-centred
services by using Progress for Providers
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We will involve people, their families and
carers in monitoring the quality of services
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We will develop outcome based service
specifications
How will we know we have achieved it?
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Completed number of baseline selfassessments
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The number of people with a ‘real’
personal budget will be increased and
POET will be used to evaluate this
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There will be a reduction in the numbers
of admissions to residential care
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We will have a commissioning strategy
and service plan which sets out our
targets
How will it be done?
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Our staff will receive training to deliver
person centred reviews and practices
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We will self-assess using the Progress for
Providers toolkits
How will we know we have achieved it?
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We have stories and experiences from
people, their families and carers
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Improvement in Progress for Providers
self-assessment scores
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The number of services that are
developed with people, their families and
carers will be increased
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The number of people receiving a service
will be increased
Next steps:
Consultation
Thank you
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