Think Local Act Personal Tag Listing
This is list shows the topics and resources tagged using 'RAS'.
- London JIP Transformation Programme - Support Planning Guidance Series
These documents aim to provide practical advice and guidance to people developing Support Planning and Brokerage within Local Authorities. They are the output from workshops involving personalisation, mental capacity and support planning leads from within London Councils.
- Surrey Supported Self Assessment and Resource Allocation System
In Surrey the Supported Self Assessment and Resource Allocation System captures information about the support that the carer needs to continue to care on an ongoing basis. The main RAS looks at substituting for support from the carer (paying for the carer to have some time away from caring).
- Lincolnshire: trusted assessors
Carers in Lincolnshire said they want easier access to assessment and choice of who assesses them. In response to this, the Council developed a system for training people in the voluntary sector as trusted assessors for carers.
- 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.
- 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.
- Resource allocation systems benchmarking tool
This document aims to, enable local authorities in partnership with citizens, test and compare the effectiveness of their personalised process of allocating resources; and to provide assistance and examples of good practice.
- Making resource allocation work in a financial environment
This document aims to, extend and enhance the common RAS materials that directly relate to financial issues; utilise good practice from councils operating any and all forms of Resource Allocation Systems; bring together documented good practice into one place; and offer practical options and suggestions.
- Making self-directed support and personal budgets work for carers
This section provides examples of approaches to carers assessments, resource allocation and support planning and the outcomes for carers of these approaches.
- Self-directed support and personal budgets
This section of the website has good practice guidance and practical examples showing how councils can implement self-directed support and personal budgets. Our latest resources are listed below, sub-topics can be accessed in the left-hand menu.
- Making progress with Putting People First
In October 2009 ADASS and the Department of Health published a set of materials which aim to help councils make progress with implementing Putting People First. These bring together the latest learning from councils and are linked to the Putting People First milestones agreed between ADASS, the Local Government Association and the Department of Health in September.