Presentation on theme: "Redesigning Childrens Services in Harrow: The principles of change Betty Lynch Children's Partnership Jo Hawley Local Strategic Partnership."— Presentation transcript:
Redesigning Childrens Services in Harrow: The principles of change Betty Lynch Children's Partnership Jo Hawley Local Strategic Partnership
Session aims and objectives We will lead a discussion on the challenges of changing partnership working for children in the current environment Presentation of Harrows new model for childrens services Discuss current challenges to delivering change and how we are facing them in Harrow Discuss how to maintain partnerships and move to early intervention in context of current challenges
Harrows new model for childrens services Based on principles of integrated partnership working and better use of resources Multi-agency front door Backed up by pool of integrated support services Team Around the Family model Supported by IT enabled common assessment Moving to earlier intervention
Challenges to delivering change Risk to vulnerable children Smaller budgets Increasing demand/changing population Local turmoil e.g. health white paper Risks to organisations/careers National policy context
Elements of change management Radical and swift Child-centred Child views hugely influential Evidence-based Consultative Not about cuts, about improving delivery Evaluative, reflective, learning
Discussion How can we ensure partners dont retreat into their silos in current context? How can we shift funding to earlier intervention in context of shrinking budgets?