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- Best Practice in Direct Payment Support
Posted on: 20/04/2012Best 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.
- Personalisation: lessons from social care report
Posted on: 19/04/2012The twin challenges of quality and funding loom large over the adult social care sector. Age UK has argued that the future sustainability of long term care will require a rise in public spending from 0.5 percent to 0.9% percent of GDP: an extra £2-3 billion a year from 2015.
- A Practical Guide to Delivering Personalisation
Posted on: 16/04/2012This is a blog by Helen Sanderson and Jaimee Lewis. We explore "true personalisation" of health and social care; and the contribution that person-centred practice can make to delivering it.
- A plea to councils: give personalisation a chance
Posted on: 16/04/2012Fears are growing that hard-pressed councils are diverting personalisation funds to prop up statutory services.
- Accessing social care for people with dementia
Posted on: 11/04/2012Many people have been facing particular difficulties in getting necessary local services. Luke Bishop talks to carers about how they have been dealing with these.
- Personalisation and digital story-telling
Posted on: 10/04/2012David Lettice, social worker, on personalisation and digital story-telling.
- Find out more about Personal Health budgets
Posted on: 27/03/2012The March update of the personal health budget newsletter is now available to download. Catch up with the important news from the personal health budget pilots
- What any new manager needs to know in social care
Posted on: 08/03/2012Personalisation is central to social care management standards according to the revised Management Induction Standards released by Skills for Care.
- Role of Individual Service Funds in delivering personal budgets
Posted on: 08/03/2012A new report considers the important role Individual Service Funds can play in making choice and control work for people with the most complex needs.
- Listen to partner views through our weekly blogs
Posted on: 10/02/2012Introducing the Think Local, Act Personal blog, a place for members of the Think Local Act Personal Partnership to share with others what they have tried, learned and wish for as they tackle challenges in making a difference to people's lives through personalisation and community-based support.