All organisations that support people with mental health conditions can make a positive difference to their lives if they focus on the person and not the mental health itself.
This paper offers recommendations to support Care Act statutory guidance in relation to personal budgets and the use of payment cards in adult social care.
TLAP want to gain a better understanding of the current practice of self-directed support and in particular support planning from across the country.
A review of economic evaluations and studies that have been conducted on seven approaches to building community capacity
Co-production in health and social care is key to the delivery of good person-centred care. Yet it is still not widely practiced.
The care market is opening up to offer more creative ways of supporting people with care and support needs.
takes a collaborative approach to working with providers and engages people who access services to co-produce commissioning for improved outcomes.
Since the Care Act 2014 further policy announcements are encouraging colleagues to practice personalised care across health and housing.
This study looks at how some councils are seeking to transform social care by working closely with innovative providers and shifting their own approach to commissioning.
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