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Jenny Morris wants us to remember what we have learnt as we move forward  - Created : 05 February 2014

"If you don't know your history, you're like a leaf that doesn't know its part of a tree". So blogs Jenny Morris as she discusses how we need to remember the lessons we have learnt from past struggles by disabled people to live 'ordinary lives'...

New blog: Small steps can lead to big change  - Created : 31 January 2014

Read Julie Stansfield's latest blog post: Small steps can lead to big change here

New blog: Personalisation - give up or move on?  - Created : 31 January 2014

Read our latest blog post from Martin Routledge, Miro Griffiths, Alex Fox and Vidhya Alakeson here

A bit of positivity goes a long way  - Created : 28 January 2014

In Control has recently been running campaigns to raise awareness of all the good work being done in the field of personalisation to improve people's lives and help more and more people live the life they choose.

Skills for Care launch website to help personal assistants gain the right skills  - Created : 28 January 2014

Skills for Care have launched an interactive guide designed to help individual employers support their personal assistants to gain the skills they need for their role.

My Life runs event to help you make change happen  - Created : 28 January 2014

My Life has invited Cormac Russell, international leader on Asset Based Community Development, to come back to the North West and share his knowledge on building better communities in an event to be held on Friday 28th February in Wigan.

A new way of thinking about social care working with communities to tackle isolation  - Created : 28 January 2014

Against a backdrop of rising demand for social care from an ageing population and budget cuts, one local authority is taking a different approach to social work focusing on empowering individuals in an asset-based approach.

Learning to be an advocate? That’s a good thing says practice educator Helen Bonnick  - Created : 28 January 2014

Increasingly social work students are being asked to act as advocates. And according to Helen Bonnick, this is a good thing. 'Students who learn how to enable service users to make their voices heard at core group meetings will make better social ...

In Control webinars show the way in implementing personal health budgets  - Created : 28 January 2014

Earlier this month, In Control held two webinars on implementing personal health budgets. As the deadline for implementing personal health budgets looms and more and more organisations are facing challenges in making the changes needed happen, ...

22nd Children’s Programme Residential ‘Raising Expectations’ set for March  - Created : 13 January 2014

'Raising Expectations' is In Control's 22nd Residential as part of its Children's Programme, focusing this year on helping those taking forward work on Personal Health Budgets with In Control as part of the NHS England funded project.

Last Updated : 22 May 2013. Page Author: Pam Schreier.