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Personal budgets are helping people in Leeds to live the lives they want  - Last Updated : 28 October 2014

Stuart Cameron-Strickand, Head of Policy Performance and Improvement for Adult Social Care, Leeds City Council writes this blog post for us on how POET is being used in Leeds.

Using POET to measure the difference that personal budgets and education, health and care plans are making to children and young people  - Last Updated : 28 October 2014

Our associate and lead for POEt development for children and young people, shares this guest blog post with us. POET, the Personal Outcomes and Evaluation Tool has been developed by In Control and the Centre for Disability Research at Lancaster Unive...

Why all councils need to be self-aware  - Last Updated : 28 October 2014

Jon Rouse, Director General of Social Care, Local Government and Partnerships for the Department of Health writes this guest blog post for us.

Personal health budgets - why we can't stop here  - Last Updated : 02 October 2014

This guest post is by Vidhya Alakeson, one of In Control's associates and Deputy Chief Executive of the Resolution Foundation. Vidhya is a leading consultant in the personalisation of health and social care. She is an internationally recognised expert...

Dream or delusion: How fit for purpose is the Care Act guidance?  - Last Updated : 18 August 2014

This blog post has been written by Andrew Tyson one of our long-standing associates. It is based on our response to the Department of Health's consultation on the draft Care Act guidance. In Control produced a joint response to the guidance on behalf...

Integration must start with the person  - Last Updated : 03 July 2014

By Nic Crosby This week we published two new papers looking at integration across services. Integration is heralded by many as the answer to limited and ever decreasing budgets as well as inefficient and duplicating systems but how many see it as a w...

Justice for LB: Day 104  - Last Updated : 17 July 2014

By Miro Griffiths As described by his family, "Connor Sparrowhawk was a fit and healthy young man, who loved buses, London, Eddie Stobart and speaking his mind. He was known as LB online, short for Laughing Boy."

Small steps can lead to big change  - Last Updated : 31 January 2014

By Julie Stansfield This week has been a pretty usual week. It was spent meeting lots of different people from different organisations and sectors talking about personalisation, what's not working with the various systems and the many challenges that...

Personalisation - give up or move on?  - Last Updated : 31 January 2014

By Martin Routledge, Alex Fox, Miro Griffiths, Vidhya Alakeson

Delivering personal health budgets by Vidhya Alakeson  - Last Updated : 15 January 2014

Vidhya Alakeson, one of In Control's associates writes about her new book 'Delivering Personal Health Budgets'.

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