Think Local Act Personal Tag Listing
This is list shows the topics and resources tagged using 'Choice and control'.
- Barnet social care providers' event
This webpage provides links to presentations from an event on the provision of personalised support.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Commissioning for personalisation: a framework for local authority commissioners
This framework explores refocuses existing and emerging perspectives on commissioning for health and wellbeing through the lens of personalisation.
- Exploring the Electronic Market for Social Care in the North East
This project assessed the viability of the electronic social market place for the North East. The project undertook an appraisal of the present state of the local market in two specific areas of the region.
- Implementation of Objective 6 of the National Dementia Strategy in the North East
This project supports the regional implementation of Objective 6 of the National Dementia StrategyThe project will seek to enhance the implementation of Objective 6 through the following high-level outcomes:Development of the market to ensure there is a range of services for people with dementia living at home and their carers that meet the needs, choices and aspirations of those who use them. Supporting existing providers to develop high quality services for people with Dementia Reducing the culture of risk aversion when working with people with dementia and reducing/removing stigma as a barrier to equality The project has the following objectives:To explore the experience, needs and desires of people with dementia and their carers based on a programme of engagement and a literature review of existing regional and national evidence.
- Implementing Objective 6 of the National Dementia Strategy in the North East
The project will seek to enhance the implementation of Objective 6 through high-level outcomes.
- In Control
In Control is a social enterprise, a charity and an independent company. Its mission is to help create a new welfare system in which everyone is in control of their lives as full citizens.
- 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.