Monthly Archives: January 2011
Read this compelling new paper, which clearly demonstrates why Standards are both essential and urgent for the Transforming Community Equipment Services Retail Model
It is now widely known that Standards for community equipment provision are due to be issued in England early 2011 (in the form of Best Practice Guidelines). This is supported by The UK Community Equipment Standards Adoption Group. The Guidelines will cover the provision of community equipment in its entirety, including the Transforming Community Equipment Services (TCES) Retail Model.
We have written a summary paper to make it clear why Standards for England are required to cover the Retail Model, as well as other methods of provision. The paper examines the main issues and concerns relating to the Retail Model, and is to be read in conjunction with our original paper calling on The Need for National Minimum Standards, as this provides the overall context. (more…)