Think Local Act Personal Tag Listing
This is list shows the topics and resources tagged using 'Personal Budgets'.
- A Positive Approach to Risk & Personalisation
This paper, commissioned by the West Midlands Joint Improvement Partnership (JIP) provides a framework for Councils in shifting the balance away from risk aversion towards supported positive risk taking. The aim is to share risk between the individual using services (regardless of funding source), their family, carers, professional care staff, third parties and the Council.
- ADASS Personal Budget Survey March 2011
The ADASS Personal Budgets Survey reveals councils progress in delivering personal budgets.
- At a glance 14: Personalisation briefing: implications for personal assistants
A briefing summarising the implications of the personalisation agenda for personal assistants. This At a glance briefing examines the implications of the personalisation agenda for personal assistants.
- Barnet social care providers' event
This webpage provides links to presentations from an event on the provision of personalised support.
- Barnsley peer brokerage report
As part of a DH funded project in Barnsley a study was undertaken to develop knowledge and gather information to assist the development of peer support brokerage, centred particularly on people who fund their own care. This report provides an overview of sources of peer support and peer brokerage currently available in the UK for self funders.
- Best Practice in Direct Payments Support
Best Practice in Direct Payment Support: A guide for commissioners was originally funded by the London Joint Improvement Partnership and describes how to commission really good direct payments support by showcasing examples of innovative practice. It provides a practical toolkit to benchmark against best practice, identify gaps and build a shared view with local people and providers of how to develop the support needed to make DPs an attractive option for more people.
- Bracknell Forest: Individual stories of how personal budgets have benefited both carers and the person they care for
These stories illustrate different ways in which personal budgets can benefit both carers and the person they care for.
- Bridging the gap: self-directed support and the current reality
Bridging the gap: self-directed support and the current realityBy Bridget Warr, Chief Executive of UK Homecare AssociationMaking sure choice and control can work for all, and reviewing the implementation of personal budgets and direct payments is a very current concern for those working in adult social care. We all know there is a big gap between what we want to achieve with self-directed support and the current reality, particularly for older people.
- Budgets and Beyond: Interim Report. A review of the literature on personalisation and a framework for understanding co-production in the 'Budgets and Beyond' project
This project explores the potential for co-production to improve outcomes for those individuals (along with their families and support networks) who are intended to benefit from the move towards greater personalisation of care and support services, including people who have personal budgets or are self funders. The call for care services to be 'personalised' has gathered strength over the last two decades and is a major policy objective of the Coalition Government.
- Carers Assessment Survey
This document shows the detailed results of a survey by Manchester City Council conducted in 2009 to look at whether carers assessments had resulted in positive outcomes, and whether those who had received a carers personal budget had been enabled to take a break from their caring role or not. The results show positive changes in most areas and that the quality of assessment has improved.