Building the Right Support: Finance frequently asked questions (updated September 2016) – this provides frequently asked questions on financial arrangements to support commissioners and Transforming Care Partnerships in their planning process, these replace the original FAQs.
Building the right support (published October 2015) – this document provides a framework for commissioners to develop more community services for people with learning disabilities and /or autism, and includes information on the Transforming Care Partnerships that are leading service re-design across England.
Care and Treatment Reviews – toolkit for commissioners (published October 2015) – this toolkit has a range of materials to support commissioners on Care and Treatment Reviews, and includes information in easy read for people with learning disabilities and/or autism and their families.
Transforming Care for People with Learning Disabilities – next steps (January 2015) – this is the joint action plan agreed by NHS England, Local Government Association, Department of Health, Association of Directors of Adult Social Services, Care Quality Commission and Health Education England, to transform services for people with learning disabilities and/ or autism.
Winterbourne View – Time for Change (published November 2014) – this report was commissioned by NHS England and outlines Sir Stephen Bubb’s recommendations to transform the commissioning of services for people with learning disabilities and/or autism.
Clinicians’ letter – This is a template letter which clinicians can use to inform GPs about patients with a learning disability, to ensure young people with SEND are included on the GP register of learning disability, where appropriate. This means they are automatically called for an annual health check from the age of 14, and that reasonable adjustments can be made when the person attends other health settings.
Parents’ letter – This is a template letter which parents/carers can also use to ask their GP to ensure their child is added to the GP register.