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POET for Personal Health Budget Holders and Family Carers  - Created : 02 October 2015

In Control, Lancaster University and Think Local Act Personal have published the findings of the third personal outcomes evaluation tool (POET)of over 500 personal health budget holders and carers. The purpose of the Personal Outcomes Evaluati...

Experience of an ordinary life  - Created : 13 September 2015

Gavin Croft and Karen Saville talk about their ordinary life and personal health budgets

A life not a service  - Created : 16 July 2015

A new set of papers from In Control challenging all those leading integration work across public services to maintain and increase the central focus on people and their communities. It's all too easy when faced with structural change and transform...

Reflections of the Mental Health Demonstrator Programme by Vidhya Alakeson  - Created : 27 April 2015

In December 2013, CCGs and trusts in 14 places across the country came together to begin implementing personal health budgets in mental health. In March this year, the same people met for the last time to review progress. In the intervening time...

Independent living survey  - Created : 15 April 2015

Take part in the survey about changes to independent living.. Over the past two years a group of organisations and activists have been meeting together to think about how to move the independent living agenda forwards. We want to understand mor...

Development and use of POET for children and young people with SEND  - Created : 22 March 2015

In Control publishes a report with Lancaster University using the Personal Outcome Evaluation Tool (POET) to measure the impact of education, health and care plans for children and young people with special education needs and disabilities. The re...

149 CCGs and adults and children's services using POET  - Created : 19 December 2014

There are now 149 adult and children's services as well as clinical commissioning groups (CCGs), (CCGs) signed up to measure the impact personal budgets and education, health and care plans are having on people's lives.

ABCD Festival  - Created : 19 December 2014

The ABCD Institute, Coady International Institute, ABCD in Action, ABCD Asia Pacific and Bank of I.D.E.A.S have come together to host the 'ABCD Festival'.

Our highlights from 2014  - Created : 19 December 2014

A young man from Scotland being allocated an individual budget that enabled him to buy an accordion and lessons, which subsequently led to him being offered a place at the Glasgow School of Music, is just one of the team's highlights from 2014.

Third and independent sector 'gears up' for personal health budgets  - Created : 17 December 2014

Thirty one third, community and voluntary sector organisations have been working with NHS Engand and In Control as part of a national development programme on personal health budgets.

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