Think Local Act Personal Tag Listing
This is list shows the topics and resources tagged using 'Personal budgets'.
- 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 individual budget guidance and application form
Manchester City Council provides a non means tested carers individual budget of up to £500 to support carers to take a break and to help alleviate some of the stresses that can arise when caring for someone. This document includes the guidance provided to staff and the application form.
- Presentation on how personal budgets for carers are being delivered in Salford and their impact
Salford City Council is providing personal budgets for carers to enable flexible approaches to support. This presentation provides an overview of the process and some short personal stories from carers illustrating the benefits of this approach.
- 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.
- 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 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.
- 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.
- Carers Student Unit
East Riding have set up a 'carers student unit' which provides placements in the seven district care management teams, with a focus on assessing the needs of, and working with, carers. This has enabled carers to receive separate assessments to service users and a full range of core services such as individual support, group support and back up plans.
- 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.
- North East Quality Standards in Non-regulated Services
This project will develop quality standards for non regulated services to provide a regional framework and a consistent approach for commissioners, service users, family carers and care managers to monitor service improvements and maximise efficiencies. The Quality Standards Framework will complement all Councils monitoring and reviewing functions with a strong focus on service user and carer involvement and personalised outcomes as core determinants of quality, reliability and effectiveness.