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NHS programme - Making progress with personal health budgets  - Created : 11 July 2013

The NHS Mandate sets a clear objective for the NHS to become dramatically better at involving people… "empowering them to manage and make decisions about their own care and treatment." The Mandate includes an objective that everyone "who could ben...

New tools to improve information and advice about social care  - Created : 11 July 2013

A new set of tools that show how people find out about social care support and the challenges they face in getting good information and advice has been launched by Think Local Act Personal (TLAP).

We must end bureaucracy around personal budgets  - Created : 26 June 2013

In response to Community Care's latest 'state of personalisation' 2013 report, Martin Routledge and John Waters from In Control have written the below blog post. The post can also be read on the Community Care website.

Contribution through volunteering  - Created : 25 June 2013

Contribution Through Volunteering is a new programme to build community capacity. Built upon CSV's supported volunteering model with people with learning disabilities in eastern England and In Control's work on person-centred support plans in the ...

Families needed to help with children's evaluation tool  - Created : 24 June 2013

In Control has been funded by the Department for Education to develop a simple and easy way for parents, young people and professionals to record their experiences and the outcomes of having a new single Education Health and Care Plan (set to be ...

New look children's pages  - Created : 24 June 2013

We have re-launched our children's pages on the website with a host of updated and cutting edge information relating to self-directed support for children, young people and families.

Strengths-based approaches in the Care Bill  - Created : 18 June 2013

In Control, alongside partner organisations, has published a new briefing paper to analyse the changes made to the Care Bill which intend to introduce strengths-based or asset-based approaches into social care.

John Water's on what the survey results mean  - Created : 29 May 2013

Read John Water's blog post here on what the results of the second National Personal Budget Survey really mean.

Round-up of personal budget survey coverage  - Created : 29 May 2013

Last week we published the second National Personal Budget Survey.

Guardian article - Making sure personal budgets work  - Created : 29 May 2013

Sam Bennett, Director of Think Local Act Personal has written a blog post for Guardian Professional on how we can make sure personal budgets work for everyone across health and social care.

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