The Building Community Capacity (BCC) network is open to everyone who is concerned to support strong and inclusive communities and who recognises the important role that communities play in securing better outcomes for health and wellbeing.
TLAP publishes a summary of its work programme for the year ahead.
The one pager gives information on how we operate in line with our values and the TLAP partnership vision that person and community centred approaches are a route to wellbeing and enhanced citizenship.
A report from a NICE/ TLAP symposium on ways to improve research in personalisation is out. It proposes the future direction based on attendees input and discussion. Amongst those who intended were researchers, funders, people with lived experience and other social care reps.
There was strong support for adopting a “big, broad and bold” approach to reforming social care with an unswerving focus on outcomes for people. The following elements of a fit for purpose care and support system were identified through the various discussions that took place.
Individual Service Funds are an attractive option for many people in receipt of a personal budget. They offer the flexibility to remain in control of what the money is spent on without the responsibility of managing the budget.
“Personalisation was never meant to be about just spending a budget; instead it was supposed to focus on building on people’s gifts, talents and desires -not on professional conceptions of ‘need’- and on outcomes that strengthen the spirit and resilience of the person and their family….”