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New event - Support & Aspiration - where do personal budgets fit?  - Created : 12 September 2011

A national two-day event to explore how personal budgets for children fit in with the Department for Education's (DfE) 'Support and Aspiration' work will take place on the 8 and 9 November.

Personal health budgets community launched  - Created : 12 September 2011

A new network has been established on NHS Choices aimed at creating a virtual space where people can share experiences, find information, ask questions and raise issues in relation to personal health budgets.

Citizen leaders, we need you!  - Created : 12 September 2011

In Control, Partners in Policymaking and Derby City Council are on the lookout for people to take part in a free citizen leadership course.

Two thirds of older carers have 'damaged their health' looking after loved ones  - Created : 12 September 2011

Older carers are battling their own deteriorating health without enough support from the NHS, experts have found.

Creating stronger and more inclusive communities  - Created : 12 September 2011

A new report, Creating stronger and more inclusive communities which value everyone's right to contribute has been published.

New partnership with North West Transition Alliance  - Created : 09 September 2011

In Control is delighted to announce it is partnering with the North West Transition Alliance to deliver a significant programme of work in support of Think Local, Act Personal.

Personal assistants account for one-fifth of adult social care jobs  - Created : 02 September 2011

A Skills for Care report has revealed a boom in the number of personal assistants (PAs).

What's happening to Southern Cross care homes?  - Created : 31 August 2011

The Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS) has compiled a list of each Southern Cross home and what has happened to it.

Caring Too Much  - Created : 26 August 2011

A fantastic programme broadcast by Radio 4.

Essex council stops placements at care home  - Created : 26 August 2011

Essex Council has stopped placements at Partridge Care Centre in Harlow following a police investigation.

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