Commissioning and Purchasing
This essential guide to commissioning and purchasing in social care provides case studies, guidelines, and checklists to help readers to assess need, develop care plans and select suppliers of care. It clearly explains:
This is an invaluable resource that focuses on the practical skills required to deliver effective care. It has been written for social care students, frontline staff and their managers to help them through the process.
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If you are involved in Social Care commissioning you must read this book. It places an emphasis on working in partnership with suppliers, recognising that both commissioners and providers have a 'win/win' interest in delivering quality services, where as the actual contract is in effect just a piece of paper (so don't expect the contract to do your job for you)
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