Local Involvement Networks (LINKs)

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Purpose Local Government and Public Involvement in health Act 2007, gives local Authority responsibility to establish LINK in Lancashire by 01.04.08 (Government have introduced a transition period from April-September 2008) before which all LINKs must go live
Subject Adults with additional needs
Older people
Commissioned by LA given finance to appoint a Host organisation to deliver the LINK
Geographic area All of Lancashire
Method Public meeting
Consultation with Community or voluntary group
Older people (aged over 65)
People with physical and/or sensory disabilities
Special interest group
Date 01/01/2008 - 01/04/2008
Undertaken by Jon Garnett - Strategic Development Officer


Key findings People want the LINK to have a locality focus
Outcomes Involvement from the people of Lancashire has been developed/integrated into the planning process fro the design and delivery of the LINK

Contact information

For more information about this research contact:

Jon Garnett (tel. 01772 531897)