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Free courses for Families  - Created : 21 July 2013

Disabled people in Staffordshire, Cornwall and Devon and Derby and their families are being given the opportunity to take part in free, internationally acclaimed courses.

Forthcoming events from My Life  - Created : 21 July 2013

My Life, a social enterprise that connects people to their communities, has a range of activities and events coming up, that are designed to support people to lead better lives.

Meeting the challenges of PHBs  - Created : 11 July 2013

In Control is the main strategic partner to the NHS England Personal Health Budgets programme and a member of the advisory board. Our health programme further builds on and enhances the support offered through NHS England for those sites wanting t...

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.

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