Older people and personal budgets: What can be done?
- Last Updated : 19 March 2012
The policy goal of 100% personal budgets, including for older
people was bound to come under challenge. ADASS in its paper 'The Case for Tomorrow: Facing the Beyond' has
now raised this with government. ADASS calls for a joint review
with the governme...
Older people and personal budgets - what's working well?
- Last Updated : 18 June 2012
I've blogged several times on this before of course but now I'm
looking for your help. You might have seen that I am working with
Sarah Carr the personalisation lead at SCIE, to lead a Think Local,
Act Personal review of personal budgets for older peo...
Redesigning the front end of social care
- Last Updated : 30 May 2012
Today we publish a new paper urging the government to use the
forthcoming White Paper as an opportunity to redesign the social
care system at the point of need. We urgently need a system which
is based on a partnership with people, rather than a battle.
Personalisation - let's Make it Real together
- Last Updated : 11 June 2012
Today (17 May 2012) sees Making it Real (MIR) going
live at the Community Care Live event in London. Making it
Real offers the Think Local, Act Personal (TLAP) markers of
progress for personalisation and community-based support
Looking for the win, win, win
- Last Updated : 16 February 2012
For provider organisations, working to adapt to personalisation
at a time of shrinking resources can be a real challenge.
Shifting systems, practices and behaviours in response to personal
budget holders and more broadly personalising support for peo...
Can we reclaim adult social work too?
- Last Updated : 03 February 2012
This week has offered signs that the debate about the future of
adult social work might be about to get moving. Paul Burstow's
comments at the launch of the College of Social Work and the press
in advance of the College's own event on the future of so...
Personalisation for all?
- Last Updated : 24 January 2012
A regular and understandable challenge to the shift towards
personalisation comes from those who point to groups of people
clearly not benefitting well at present. Sometimes challengers
suggest that personalisation is not relevant or not wanted by som...