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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.

In Control works with Council for Disabled Children and NHS to provide free events on personal health budgets for children  - Created : 09 January 2014

In Control is working in partnership with the Council for Disabled Children (CDC), to deliver a programme of support for NHS England and other health partners about the implications of the Children and Families Bill and associated NHS Mandate comm...

Minister announces funding for Independent Supporters  - Created : 09 January 2014

The Minister for Children and Families has just announced a £30million fund to provide 1,800 independent supporters to help parents navigate the new special educational needs (SEN) process.

The Family and Childcare Trust and KIDS work on national personal budgets survey  - Created : 09 January 2014

In Control has been working with the Family and Childcare Trust and KIDs on a project to provide support and advice to parents and carers about personal budgets. Making it Personal is funded by the Department for Education and as part of the work,...

This was a Christmas for celebrating being ‘in control’  - Created : 31 December 2013

This Christmas we have been pleasantly surprised and very heartened by the number of stories shared in our first #BeInControlXmas campaign.

Clenton Farquharson on being ‘in control’ this Christmas  - Created : 23 December 2013

As part of our Be In Control Xmas campaign, Clenton shares his views. If I had a Christmas wish it would be to see us reclaim 'independent living' from a term that seems to mean 'living alone' back to what it should be - being able to live the ...

Les Scaife reveals why being 'in control' is so important this Christmas  - Created : 20 December 2013

What being in control has meant this year is that my son Brian has been able to go out and do his own Christmas shopping with the support from his PA. At this time of the year we will all be together as a family over the Christmas, but afte...

New blog: Finding a way to unite for genuine personalisation  - Created : 20 December 2013

In our series of Christmas blogs about what it means to be 'in control' at this time of year our Chief Executive Julie Stansfield, Sam Clarke from Inclusion North and Sian Lockwood from Community Catalysts talk about their hopes for 2014.

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