We are a national partnership transforming health and care through personalisation and community-based support

About Think Local Act Personal

Projects to support professionals

Key resources

Individual Service Funds (ISFs) and Contracting for Flexible Support

This practice guidance offers councils a way to promote personalisation by
working differently with their local partners in the provision of more
flexible support.

Developing a wellbeing and strengths-based approach to social work practice: Changing culture

This report supports the Department of Health’s ambition to transform the social care sector and reinforces the role of social work in supporting people to have better lives.

Making it Real: Marking progress towards personalised, community based support

Making it Real helps organisations check their progress and decide what they need to do to keep moving forward to deliver real change and positive outcomes with people. 


A list of tips for effective coproduction. 

TLAP Partnership Agreement 2014-17 & Easyread

The agreement sets the framework of work for the next three years drawing upon lessons learnt in implementing personalisation so far.

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Our key tools

Jargon Buster

The Care and Support Jargon Buster is a plain English guide to the most commonly used social care words and phrases and what they mean.

Personalised care & support planning tool

Supporting integrated care for people with health and social care needs.

People not process - Coproduction in commissioning tool

A resource to support councils use coproduction in their market shaping and commissioning practice according to Care Act guidance.

Information and Advice Strategy Toolkit

A step-by-step guide to help local authorities meet the requirements of the Care Act and associated statutory guidance in relation to the provision of information and advice.

Personal Budgets Minimum Process Framework

A web tool to help councils deliver personal budgets with less bureaucracy and expense, and still meet Care Act duties.

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