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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 peopl...
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...
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 f...
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
Bridging the self-directed support rhetoric-reality gap
- Created : 27 September 2016
There seems to be universal agreement that we are facing an
urgent crisis in long-term health and social care. In Control and
our allies have positively influenced national policy and
legislation, but there is much work to be done to close the
Personal Outcomes Evaluation Tool: June 2016 Update
- Created : 03 June 2016
In Control members have been busy using the Personal Outcomes
Evaluation Tool (POET) to collect the views and experiences of
people who need support and those close to them. This has included
1,879 parents/carers of children and young people with ...