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Payment Cards in Direct Payments must not undermine choice and control
- Created : 11 October 2017
John Waters from In Control has researched and authored a new
report for the Independent Living Strategy Group (ILSG). Based on
Freedom of Information returns from all English councils with
statutory social services responsibilities, the report reveal...
2017 POET Report for Adults in Receipt of Social Care Support
- Created : 06 July 2017
By measuring people's experience of accessing support and
featuring outcomes structured around the domains of wellbeing, the
POET (Personal Outcomes Evaluation Tool) provides local authorities
with a clear and simple framework to measure how well they...
Meet Our Trustees
- Created : 05 May 2017
Members of our Board of Trustees have extensive experience
of working within the health and social care sector and
consequently play a key role in the shaping of In
Here you can meet a few of them as they explain why they support
In Control ...
In Control's National Network for Self-Directed Support
- Created : 05 May 2017
At In Control we have a national advice line and have done
surveys using our Personal
Outcomes Evaluation Tool (POET) - both tell us that too often
people are struggling to make policy on choice and control a
reality in their lives. Lots of people and...
Partners in Policymaking at the Scottish Parliament
- Created : 04 May 2017
I was invited, along with Partners in Policymaking graduates, to
attend a reception at the Scottish Parliament on 25th April 2017.
The room was full of invited ministers and members of the Scottish
parliament, and the event was sponsored by Fulton Mac...
Investing in People Who Have Early Onset Dementia and Their Families
- Created : 24 January 2017
Partners in Policymaking is renowned and internationally
respected. Lynne Elwell, who brought the course to the UK in 1996,
has continued to develop programmes for over 20 years. This year
brought a new growth in the Partners network with a course
Report on the Independent Living Survey 2016
- Created : 31 October 2016
In April 2015 the introduction of the Care Act in England
radically changed the way in which care and support services are
organised. The act places local authorities under a very powerful
obligation. They are charged not just with having regard for, ...
Innovations In Dementia
- Created : 30 August 2016
This is a new resource sponsored by Alternative Futures Group
and developed by In Control working with Helen Sanderson
Associates. The e-book aims to help those who want to develop much
more person centred community based supports for people with