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.
Organisations interested to get involved with Making it Real can view these examples to support your applications.
Professor Chris Fox discusses his work to develop a stronger evidence base for personalisation and to ensure policy makers nationally and locally are responding to that evidence base.
Is it possible to shift the centre of gravity? Can we make person-centred care a reality for the many and not just the few.
Having conversations as part of assessments with people who need care and support, rather than following a standard form, can help you commission local services that people want and need.
Technology enabled care can enhance people’s wellbeing when it is person-centred and therefore receptive to the outcomes that matter to people.
In Shared Lives, an adult (or sometimes a 16-17 year old) who needs long-term support is matched with a carefully approved Shared Lives carer. Together, they share family and community life.
Making it Real is a framework on how to deliver good personalised care and support across the health, care and housing sectors.
Social action, also known as community development, is people coming together to help improve their lives and solve shared problems. People volunteer, befriend, advocate, join social movements and organise and develop community assets and services.