Putting the local into 'Think Local, Act Personal'
- Last Updated : 18 July 2011
Over the past few weeks there has been much debate about
personal budgets in an era of austerity with some good discussion
about challenges and possible solutions. However 'Think Local
Act Personal' is about more than personal budgets. The much
Personal budgets - changing trains?
- Last Updated : 24 June 2011
You'll remember Sliding Doors the film - where
Gwyneth Paltrow has two different lives depending on whether she
catches a certain train or not. I'm feeling a bit like that with
personal budgets. We know that personal budgets done properly work
Autism still misunderstood
- Last Updated : 08 June 2011
shocking programme, Phoebe Caldwell, an expert practitioner in
Intensive Interaction and a regular speaker on our Partners
in Policymaking courses, blogs about how people with autism are
Let's stand up for true personalisation
- Last Updated : 27 April 2011
Until recently Martin Routledge led the Putting People
First delivery programme at the Department of Health. He is now
head of operations for In Control. Here he reflects on
personalisation in policy and practice and considers the challenges
Tough times call for real personalisation
- Last Updated : 19 April 2011
Personalisation of care and support has been a great
breakthrough, and it retains broad political and sector support.
But there's a danger of it being badly - and unnecessarily -
damaged in these austere times.
Keeping the Vision in a time of trouble
- Last Updated : 24 March 2011
I am writing this blog as the new Chair of In-Control, as of
January this year. This is a time when what we stand for is needed
by people more than ever before, as resources become scarcer than
they have for as long as people can remember, and it is s...
Keeping the ethics alive
- Last Updated : 12 February 2011
Firstly, welcome to our new website and many thanks to you, our
website users who contributed to its development and gave so many
suggestions to make it easier to use. Please continue to give
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