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ECCA and NCA to merge into new body Care England  - Created : 30 September 2013

Early August saw the announcement that English Community Care Association (ECCA) and National Care Association (NCA) intend to merge from 1st January 2014 into a new body called Care England.

People2People achieving good results with new social work model  - Created : 30 September 2013

A recent study undertaken by personalisation consultancy Helen Sanderson Associates (HSA), shows good results are being achieved through an approach to short-term social work support that gives practitioners much more discretion and focuses on peo...

Councils working to reduce red tape  - Created : 24 September 2013

Last week Think Local Act Personal (TLAP) launched online materials showing how 22 councils are working to reduce the red tape around accessing personal budgets for people's care and support.

Act fast: Places almost full for webinar on SEN Pathfinder work  - Created : 17 September 2013

Places are filling fast for our upcoming free webinar with Wigan Council, one of the Department for Education's (DfE) pathfinder sites, to highlight the work that is taking place around the special educational needs (SEN) reforms.

New paper explores the value of investing in families and communities  - Created : 17 September 2013

Following on from papers, 'Redesigning the Front End of Social Care' and 'Strengths Based Approaches in the Care Bill', a new paper by Shared Lives Plus, 'Investing in Famlies and Communities' continues the theme of how strengths based approaches ...

DH Personalisation of Care Summit today  - Created : 11 September 2013

The Care Services Minister Norman Lamb hosted a 'personalisation of care summit' today, Wednesday 11 September. The summit was an opportunity for government and representatives of key social care sector partners, including people who use services ...

Planning for action - personalisation of care summit  - Created : 11 September 2013

In Control's head of operations, Martin Routledge blogs ahead of the Department of Health's personalisation of care summit taking place today. You can read the blog post, and download a copy of the slides being used at the summit here.

People Power can help transform care by MP Liz Kendall  - Created : 10 September 2013

After a meeting with Partners in Policymaking representatives, Liz Kendall, Labour MP for Leicester West and Shadow Minister for Care and Older People was inspired to write a blog post about the experience.

Personalisation, austerity and making progress  - Created : 09 September 2013

The Guardian Homecare Hub has published an article from Martin Routledge, our head of operations on personalisation and whether it can succeed in a time of austerity.

Recording of NHS England personal health budget programme webinar now available  - Created : 05 September 2013

On the 5th September, we co-hosted a webinar with NHS England to introduce the personal health budget delivery programme for clinical commissioning groups (CCGs).

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