Presentation on theme: "Why a LINks Stakeholder day? John Rutherford Director of Adult Services – Bolton Council."— Presentation transcript:
Why a LINks Stakeholder day? John Rutherford Director of Adult Services – Bolton Council
Content Aims of the day Current progress How we want LINKs to work in Bolton?
AIMS OF THE EVENT Share information on the establishment and implications of LINks developments Share information on current public consultation and involvement initiatives in health and social care in Bolton Share information on current structures influencing public consultation in Bolton Begin to identify key elements of a model for the development of the Bolton LINk
Current progress in Bolton Engagement with interested groups Set up Transitional Group – November 2007 Assistance from an external independent consultant Advertised for Host Organisation – first closing date 25 th February - interviews April/May 1 st Stakeholder day Planning transitional arrangements – Feb/March 08
The Bolton Way Build on current PPI and social care involvement Aim for strong local presence Integrate with other community and involvement activities Try to maintain excellent volunteer base