March 20th 2019
9.30am to 4.pm
National Council For Voluntary Organisations, 8 All Saints Street, London, N1 9RL
Subject areas covered in the training
Part 1: Planning and Commissioning
Code Standard 1: Strategic Planning and Preliminary Considerations
Code Standard 2: Involvement of Stakeholders, Patients/Service Users and Carers
Code Standard 3: Partnerships, Joint Working and Integration
Code Standard 4: Governance, Ethics and Risk Management
Code Standard 5: Business Case Development
Code Standard 6: Investment and Funding
Code Standard 7: Procurement
Code Standard 8: Service Requirements and Specifications
Code Standard 9: Contractual Arrangements
Code Standard 10: Eligibility Criteria and Self-funding
Code Standard 11: Legal and Regulatory Obligations and Standards
Code Standard 12: Information Technology and Information Management
Code Standard 13: Marketing and Promotion
Code Standard 14: Implementation
Code Standard 15: Performance Management and Continuous Improvement
Code Standard 16: Measuring and Evaluating Service Impact
Who should attend the training?
This course is particularly relevant to anyone involved in planning, procuring or commissioning services including, for example:
Managers (within the relevant sectors)
Clinical information officers
Strategy and innovation leads
Anyone setting up a new TEC service
To enable participants to:
identify and analyse those standards which pertain to their individual practice and that of staff for whom they are responsible
understand the obligations placed on them by each standard, and recognise a variety of contextual settings
develop an understanding of the potential risks associated with the issues each standard covers, and the likely consequences
plan documentary evidence to demonstrate adherence with each standard deemed relevant
self and peer audit/assess standards to ensure that they are compliant therewith.
By the end of the training participants will:
Awareness of the CECOPS standards which should be worked to in practice
Develop an appreciation of working with outcome-based standards
Understand the link between planning, commissioning and providing services
Appreciate the component parts necessary for delivering a successful service
Be aware of personal responsibilities and obligations
Learn how to manage risks and avoid serious potential consequences
Understand the importance of providing services right
You may also be interested in our TECS Service Provision module. Please contact us for details: firstname.lastname@example.org
Brian Donnelly MSc
CEO, CECOPS CIC
Brian is the founder and CEO of CECOPS CIC, the standards and accreditation body for assistive technology services. He recently authored the first-ever International Code of Practice for Planning, Commissioning and Provision of Technology Enabled Care Services. His work is recognised nationally and internationally.
9.30am Welcome and introductions
9.45am An introduction to CECOPS
10am An introduction to the Code Standards
10.15am Group-wide workbook activity
10.45am Group-wide workbook activity (continued)
1.30pm Individual and smaller group workbook
3.15pm Individual and smaller group workbook activity (continued)
4pm Outstanding issues and feedback
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