If you are representing your organisation in health and social care forums or need a broader perspective on what’s happening in health and social care policy & strategy, or starting a new job with more policy and strategic responsibilities, then this is the course for you.
The workshop is open to anyone from a voluntary sector organisation with some understanding of health and social care policy and the organisation of services. The level is intermediate and is an expansion on the previous 3 hour session delivered to allow more time for additional content and thorough discussions.
It will cover:
- Key drivers in health and social care policy and strategy
- Organisational structures in Manchester and Greater Manchester for commissioning and providing services
- Key issues including:
- Asset-based approaches to individuals and communities
- Care for people with longer-term needs
Refreshments will be provided however please bring your own lunch.
About the trainer: The trainer for this workshop is Nigel Rose, who works as the Strategic Lead (commissioning) within Macc’s Policy and Influence Team. He has over 35 years’ experience of working and volunteering in the voluntary and community sector. His background includes community development work, advice work, community mental health support, volunteering management, campaigning, policy development, planning and senior management. He is a skilled and experienced trainer and his present work is focused on improving the commissioning of health and social care services within Manchester and Greater Manchester.