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.
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.