Think Local Act Personal Tag Listing
This is list shows the topics and resources tagged using 'Choice and control'.
- Making it Real: Marking progress towards personalised, community based support (Easy ready version)
The Easy Read document below gives an overview of the Making it Real framework. More information is available on our Making it Real webpages.
- Leaner approaches to council operating systems
Think Local, Act Personal has developed new advice and thinking around how to reduce bureaucracy by developing three linked papers:Adult Social Care Minimum Process Framework Improving Direct Payment Delivery Re-thinking Support Planning: Ideas for an Alternative Approach These three linked papers show that to achieve good results that make a difference to people's lives, there needs to be simplicity and clarity around the processes of Personal Budgets.
- Making it Real: Marking progress towards personalised, community based support
The document below gives an overview of the Making it Real framework. More information is available on our Making it Real webpages.
- Personal Budgets: Taking Stock, Moving Forward
Personal Budgets: Taking Stock, Moving Forward provides an overview of the latest evidence in how the sector is progressing with the delivery of personal budgets. There has been some important progress made, with encouraging evidence showing improved outcomes for people.
- Local Innovation Awards 2010 - Taking control of care
The Local Innovation Award Scheme recognises, celebrates and awards partnerships who can demonstrate that they have innovative services, ideas and ways of working that bring real benefits to citizens. These case studies share learning from councils that were commended in the 'taking control of care' category of the scheme in 2010.
- Carers Strategy and Commissioning Strategy
This is an example of a three year commissioning strategy for carers from Manchester City Council. It sets out a vision and priorities linked with the Carers Strategy and Putting People First agenda including greater choice and control through personal budgets.
- Book Your Own Breaks
Book Your Own Breaks is a partnership between Hertfordshire County Council, Slivers of Time, Crossroads Care Hertfordshire and Carers in Hertfordshire. The project enables carers to book care workers on line at anytime, and to get the particular support worker they want at the time and location of their choosing without having to deal directly with payment and administration.
- NAAPS small community services project - carers assessment training
NAAPS, a small community services project, which is also running in Kent, was set up after a decline in the number of "micro-providers", despite evidence that smaller bodies were often best-placed to tailor services to users under personalisation. Both pilots have a full-time co-ordinator offering advice, networking and marketing support to providers with five or fewer staff that are not part of a larger parent organisation.
- Personal Health Budget Updates - Kent and Medway
Presentation of Kent Personal Health Budgets given at the ADASS Health and Communities Sub Committee 11 June & Update documents of Kent PHB and Medway PHB Status Report Kent PHB Presentation and UpdateGeorgina WaltonPersonal Health Budget Project ManagerEastern and Coastal Kent NHSMedway PHB Status ReportSam PammaProject ManagerPersonal Health BudgetsIntegrated CommissioningNHS Medway.
- Carers IB - breaks assessment
Manchester City Council provides carers who have had an Assessment of Need a personal budget to enable them to take a break from their caring role. This document provides:details of the increase in numbers of carers in receipt of a PB by service user group over the last 3 years, how the PBs are awarded, and the examples of the flexible ways in which people use the money for support.