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In memory of Carl Poll
- Created : 24 May 2013
We are so sad to hear today that Carl Poll has died. Carl was
the founder of KeyRing supported living networks. He joined In
Control in 2003, where he worked as a project leader in the initial
pilots in the south. He continued to influence In Cont...
Second National Personal Budget Survey launched
- Created : 21 May 2013
An In Control survey of more than 3,300 people who use
personal budgets in social care and their carers has found positive
results when people have taken up personal budgets.
In Control awarded DfE funding
- Created : 12 April 2013
In Control has been awarded grant funding for the next two years
for a nationwide programme to improve outcomes for children and
young people with special educational needs and / or disabilities.
The grant awarded under the Department for Educatio...
Changes to benefits
- Created : 28 March 2013
Along with many charities and support organisations, In Control
is seeing an increased number of enquiries about the changes to
benefits being brought in from April 2013.
In conjunction with Inclusion North, In Control is making
available a booklet t...
In Control offers new Adult Social Care Membership to councils
- Created : 22 March 2013
In Control pioneers of personalisation in public services is
continuing to offer support to councils working to personalise
their commissioning and delivery to disabled and older people in
line with the goals of the 2012 White Paper and forthcoming so...
In Control welcomes three new trustees
- Created : 19 March 2013
National charity, In Control has appointed three new trustees to
assist in its strategy to develop as a family support and advice
network and in influencing government, health and social care
professionals and other organisations.
The three trustees,...
Latest In Control webinar
- Created : 04 March 2013
The latest public webinar, titled: Looking ahead: Personal
budgets and the adult world, was presented by In Control's Nic
Crosby and Nic Gitsham of The National Development Team for
A recording of the webinar and the slides fr...
Are social care personal budgets working?
- Created : 13 February 2013
In Control's Chief Executive, Julie Stansfield is one of two
social care experts featured on Guardian
online and in tomorrow's Guardian. Julie argues the case for
personal budgets, citing poor delivery in some places for being the
root cause of a...