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Provider Commissioning Conference 2015

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January 2015 will see the first Provider Commissioning Conference jointly organised by Oxfordshire County Council and OACP. John Jackson, Director of Adult Social Services, and Kate Terroni, Deputy Director Joint Commissioning, will introduce and... Read more


Home Care top of news agenda

Following on from the Parliamentary debate led by local MP, Andrew Smith, Home Care continues to makes headlines with Paul Burstow MP's Key to Care report on the funding crisis within the sector. Whilst the report makes reasonable points about zero... Read more


Dementia Learning Survey

The online portal for our Dementia training survey in partnership with Oxfordshire County Council and other key stakeholders is now closed. However, you can still submit a paper copy. Please email us at [email protected] It should take you no... Read more


OACP membership? Sign up and join in…

Following our launch in late September, our Membership is growing steadily. If you provide health and/ or social care services for adults in Oxfordshire, or would like to in the future, you can register to be a Member. We are developing our... Read more


Presenting a balanced picture of dementia care

The recent coverage of dementia care and lurid headlines in some red tops - https://ow.ly/CIGFL - doesn't really present a balanced view of how we deliver services does it? We know that there are many fabulous examples of people centred care... Read more


Dom Care Forum

OACP is starting a new forum dedicated to supporting and sharing good practice in home care delivery in Oxfordshire to individuals in the community. Interested? Email us at... Read more


New business opportunity: Domiciliary Care, Reading

Reading Borough Council are expecting to start the formal procurement exercise to renew the existing Domiciliary Care Accredited Supplier List for Home Care provision for individuals in November 2014, ready for a new framework to be in place by... Read more


CQC new ratings system for ASC from 1 October 2014

As from 1 October 2014, CQC will rate adult social care services in 1 of 4 categories: outstanding; good; requires improvement; or inadequate. This now mirrors Ofsted's education rating categories. Perhaps this signposts a future closer... Read more


OCC publishes Care Homes Market Position Statement

Oxfordshire County Council has published its analysis of the Care Homes Market in the County. It is clear that enormous challenges are ahead in terms of meeting capacity and complexity of needs in the years ahead. For the full document please... Read more


Phoebe Caldwell back in Oxfordshire

The ever-green and always excellent Phoebe Caldwell is back in Oxfordshire courtesy of Autism Oxford to once again impart wisdom and practical advice for working with adult with autism, but appropriate for anyone wanting to engage with people who... Read more