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You can help improve treatment services, so take part and be heard

Find out more about the different ways you can be involved in the commissioning of the new servcies.

Take part

We aim to involve all interested parties on our work and the future of alcohol and drug treatment services in Kent.

Here you will find information about any opportunities where you can take part in shaping substance misuse treatment in Kent.

At any time you can tell us what you think simply by emailing us at kdaat@kent.gov.uk

 

Open involvement activities and consultations

There are currently no open consultations

 

Closed involvement activities and consultations

Date: 15th June 2012- 19th July 2012

Status: Closed

This consultation aims to find out what service users, their families, friends and carers, drug workers, organisations providing drug or alcohol treatment services, local organisations and anyone who wishes to express a view feels about the proposed service model set out in the service specification.

 

Consultation Documents

 

Draft East Kent Service Specification (pdf, 383kb)

Draft EIA East Kent Service Specification (pdf,420)

 

Consultation Report

Consultation report (pdf, 334kb)

Revised EIA (pdf, 400kb)

Revised Specification (pdf, 395 kb)

 

Young People's Substance Misuse Service

Date: 1st March 2012- 26th April 2012

Status: Closed

This consultation aimed to find out what service users, their families, friends and carers, drug workers, organisations providing drug or alcohol treatment services, local organisations and anyone who wishes to express a view feels about the proposed service model set out in the service specification.

Consultation Documents

Service Specification (pdf, 195kb)

Equality Impact Assessment (pdf, 365 KB)

Young People's version of the Service Specification (pdf,190KB)

Consultation Report

Consultation reprt (pdf, 335kb)

 

Kent and Medway Prison Substance Misuse Service

Date: 9th January 2012- 13th February 2012

Status: Closed

This consultation aimed to find out what service users, their families, friends and carers, drug workers, organisations providing drug or alcohol treatment services, local organisations and anyone who wishes to express a view feels about the proposed service model set out in the service specification.

Consultation Documents

Service Specification (pdf 195kb)

Equality Impact Assessment (pdf 144kb)

Consultation Report

Consultation Report (pdf 140kb)

 

Kent and Medway joint working protocol
Co-existing mental health and substance misuse disorders

(Dual Diagnosis)


Date: 14th July - 2nd September

Status: Closed

This consultation aimed to find out the views of stakeholders and service users and providers on the Drug and Alcohol Action Teams plans in respect of residents of Kent and Medway aged 18 years and over, who require treatment and or support for co-existing mental health and substance misuse disorders.

Kent and Medway Joint working Protocol Co-existing mental health and substance misuse disorders – Dual Diagnosis (PDF 151kb)

Outcome: The document is in the process of being ratified following amendments made due to the consultation process

 

West Kent substance misuse service specification

Date: 1st February - 4th March 2011
Status: Closed

This consultation aimed to find out what service users, their families, friends and carers, drug workers, organisations providing drug or alcohol treatment services, local organisations and anyone who wishes to express a view feels about the proposed service model set out in the service specification.

Consultation documents:

Service Specification (PDF, 157kb)
Service Specification Appendix A (PDF, 99kb)
Service Specification Appendix B (PDF, 175kb)
Provider consultation event memo (invite) (PDF, 22kb)
Provider consultation event presentation (PDF, 149kb)

Consultation report

West Kent Substance Misuse Service Specification Consultation Report (PDF 747KB)

 

Service User Consultation Treatment Service Development

Date: 12pm, Thursday 4th November 2010
Status: Closed
KDAAT wishes to thank everyone who took the time to join this events.

Location: Trinity Foyer, 20 Church Street, Maidstone, ME14 1LY

Aim: We are gathering views from service users and other interested parties to help us achieve a comprehensive understanding of what is working and what can be improved on in drug and alcohol treatment services.

Events: Those who joined the consultation were asked to participate in activities that identified what helped and hindered their treatment journey and what elements of treatment services they valued.

Outcome: The responses gathered at this event will be collated in an evaluation report for the KDAAT operations team.

 

Tier 4 inpatient detoxification consultation

Status: Closed
KDAAT wishes to thank everyone who took the time to join these events.

Date: 26th February and 2nd March 2010

Location: Maidstone and Canterbury

Aim: We are gathering views from service users and other interested parties to help us achieve a comprehensive understanding of the factors that are most valuable or important in an in-patient detoxification facility.

Events: Those who joined the consultation were asked to participate in small discussion groups that will be facilitated by members of the KDAAT Service User Expert Group.

Outcome: The responses gathered at this event were collated into a confidential document that will be submitted with the inpatient detoxification evaluation report to the KDAAT Board.

Read KDAAT service user / particpant response letter (PDF,30kb)

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