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Professional Resources

Adult social care and health

Information for health and social care professionals and providers

  • Professional referrals for adult social care 

    For health, social care and other professionals to make direct referrals for Adult Social Care for residents of Leicestershire.

  • Market position statements 

    The council’s vision for the care and support of people living in the county, and our commissioning intentions, 2016-2020.

  • Quality Assessment Framework (QAF) 

    A framework that enables the Council to reward providers of care who demonstrate they exceed the ‘standard quality’ of service to their service users.

  • Guidance on the prevention and control of infections 

    Leicestershire County Council are part of the Local Authority Community Infection Prevention and Control Service (LAIPCS) for Leicestershire.

  • Leicestershire CareOnLine Transition Fund 

    A one-off transition fund available over two years to help organisations manage the gap between the service they offer across Leicestershire and the service which has been provided by CareOnLine.

  • Dignity Award 

    Awarded to providers who can demonstrate their ongoing commitment to promoting and delivering dignified care services.

  • Inspired to care 

    Supporting social care to attract and retain staff and helping prospective applicants to learn about the opportunities available to them.

  • Provider fee review 

    Care home providers’ views are being sought about the proposed changes to the structure and processes involved in making and reviewing residential and nursing care placements. This consultation on the review is part one of a two-stage process.

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