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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.

Four CCGs and children’s service partners selected for NHSE and In Control programme  - Created : 13 January 2014

In Control is pleased to announce that four clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) and their local authority partners have now been selected to take part in an in-depth support programme to implement personal health budgets for children with continu...

ICE 2014 – let’s start the conversation!  - Created : 13 January 2014

This year's Inclusive Community Experience (ICE) conference is already starting quite a bit of conversation among the social care community on Twitter with the hashtag #iceicebaby starting a small but growing trend.

Vidhya Alakeson discusses how personal health budgets will transform care for people with long-term needs  - Created : 10 January 2014

Vidhya Alakeson, In Control associate, discusses the issue of individual budgets and the how the NHS will have to adapt in a recent article in The Guardian.

Let’s make our New Year Resolution be to feel good and be ‘in control’  - Created : 09 January 2014

After our Christmas campaign, #BeInControlXmas it would be easy to stop and simply reflect on the great stories that were shared.

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