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
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
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...
Clenton Farquharson on being ‘in control’ this Christmas
- Last Updated : 23 December 2013
If I had a Christmas wish it would be to see us reclaim
'independent living' from a term that seems to mean 'living alone'
back to what it should be - being able to live the life you want to
live and be supported to do so.
Finding a way to unite for genuine inclusion
- Last Updated : 20 December 2013
In our series of Christmas blogs about what it means to be 'in
control' at this time of year, our Chief Executive Julie
Stansfield, Sam Clarke from Inclusion North and Sian Lockwood from
Community Catalysts talk about their hopes for 2014.