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Blog post - Getting the Act together on personal budgets  - Created : 18 January 2013

In Control has just sent through a submission to the pre-legislative scrutiny committee on the Care and Support Bill, being chaired by former minister Paul Burstow. (See below). This is our second submission - you wait for one submission and the...

Making Progress with Personalisation  - Created : 16 January 2013

In Control, in Partnership with Groundswell are running a series of workshops as part of a programme of support to North West organisations keen to go forward with the Think Local Act Personal markers of personalisation progress Making it Real. ...

Response to care and support bill  - Created : 09 January 2013

A partnership of organisations, including In Control, has produced a pre-legislative scrutiny briefing on the Care & Support Bill for colleagues in the Adult Social Care sector. July's White Paper sets out a vision for social care moving away from be...

Blog post: Leaving the building (well not really)  - Created : 13 December 2012

Latest bog post from Martin Routledge in his last week as manager of the Think Local Act Personal (TLAP) programme. If you had said to me in Jan 2002, when I joined the Valuing People Support Team (VPST), that my next 11 years would be working with g...

Blog post - Who is 'In Control' now?  - Created : 13 December 2012

Next year marks the 10th anniversary of In Control. One of our first key messages was "the current system is broken". We argued for a new way of doing things and developed self-directed support (SDS) as a way of shifting power to people. Not only di...

In Control welcomes freedom to design our own health care  - Created : 30 November 2012

Norman Lamb, Minister of State for Care Services, has today set out the Government's intention to allow people to control the spending of funding allocated to them for health. The announcement follows the positive results of a pilot project, which has...

Working Together for Change: Citizen-led change in public services  - Created : 15 October 2012

Groundswell Partnership has published a new report 'Working Together for Change'.

In Control at Conservative Party Conference  - Created : 09 October 2012

In Control has been invited to attend a number of fringe events at this year's Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham.

Councils get started on checking impact of personal budgets  - Created : 21 September 2012

More than 30 councils across England have begun a process to check the outcomes that personal budgets are having on personal budget recipients and carers.

Getting it right for children, young people and families in Scotland  - Created : 21 September 2012

This conference was hosted by In Control Scotland, it was an opportunity for local authorities, providers and families to share learning on self-directed support in Scotland.

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