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Guidance now published ‘Implementing the 0 to 25 special needs system’  - Created : 11 December 2013

The Department for Education (DfE) and Department of Health (DH) recently published guidance providing advice for local authorities and health partners on implementing the 0 to 25 special needs system from September 2014.

Martin Routledge blogs about why he sees circles as the key to bridging gaps  - Created : 11 December 2013

First published on Community Circles, Martin Routledge, In Control's head of operations, has written a blog 'Economic pen-pictures of circles' about why he believes circles are the key to bridging the gap between people, communities and the state.

Forthcoming webinars as part of the Childrens programme  - Created : 11 December 2013

In January and February 2014 we will be running a series of webinars covering the latest topics about personalisation for children, young people and their families. Information on these webinars and how to participate can be found below. Please...

The changing role of families in social care  - Created : 11 December 2013

Can help from family members and the community keep the system alive? This is one of the questions being asked in light of recent changes adult social care and the need to find a new way of approaching provision of services with budgets being cut ...

Martin Routledge attends Local Area Coordination Day  - Created : 11 December 2013

Martin Routledge, our head of operations attended the recent Local Area Coordination Day held in Derby.

How Barnsley is joining up services for a ‘one-stop shop approach to tackling troubled families  - Created : 11 December 2013

Barnsley Council has taken a different approach to providing support for families who are experiencing crisis or vulnerability by co-ordinating multiple support agencies into a single team for each family.

Directors of adult social care in the West Midlands seek a fresh perspective from carers and service users  - Created : 11 December 2013

Directors of social services in West Midlands are taking a different approach to finding out how well their social services are doing - by asking peers from other councils, service users and carers to give their opinions.

This time it’s not personal – In Control’s Vidhya Alakeson shares her opinion  - Created : 11 December 2013

''Personalisation' has been around as a buzzword for a long time. But the consensus over whether this means 'personal budgets' is breaking down in health and social care', says Vidhya Alakeson as she discusses personalisation and personal budgets ...

Personal Budgets in health and care - integration, personalisation and towards implementation  - Created : 11 December 2013

The Westminster Health Forum is holding an event on Thursday, 23rd January 2014 in Central London on the topic 'Personal Budgets in health and care - integration, personalisation and towards implementation'.

Celebrate being 'in control' this Christmas and keep the 'feel good' factor going into the New Year  - Created : 10 December 2013

Christmas and New Year are times when people get together and celebrate as a family, or simply take advantage of the seasonal holiday to enjoy time with those they love. However recent campaigns such as 'Winter Friends' highlight just how hard thi...

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