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Chris Hatton joins In Control  - Created : 19 September 2019

We are delighted to announce that Professor Chris Hatton, a long time collaborator of In Control has decided to take the step of working directly with us on a part time basis. Alongside his many academic accomplishments Chris is well known as someone...

Farewell to John Waters  - Created : 19 September 2019

Its hard to express the contribution John Waters has made to In Control and to the causes of inclusion and independent living over the 15 years of his time with In Control. As he moves back into working directly to support people at a local level we w...

From standards to better lives  - Created : 06 March 2019

Using POET to bring the NICE personal budgets quality standards to life The National Institute for Health and Social Care Excellence (NICE) has this month published new guidance for adult social care in the form of 'People's experience i...

Charging for Social Care  - Created : 20 November 2018

A tax on the need for support?

Social Care Future gathering  - Created : 20 November 2018

An amazing gathering of over 300 people took place in Manchester, coinciding with the National Children and Adult Social Care (NCASC) conference, organised by the volunteers through the #socialcarefutureinitiative (see

Council Tighten Reins on Personalised Care  - Created : 14 June 2018

The Guardian Article Campaigners say growing use of prepaid cards for people to spend on support at home is removing their independence

Rights of Passage  - Created : 12 May 2018

Lynne Elwell has put her heart and soul into the disability rights and inclusion movements. She has collated a realm of good information and inspiration along the way and we have had the honour and pleasure to record these and create a handbook wh...

Charging for care and support survey  - Created : 23 April 2018

Does your local council charge you for your care and support? if so please take part in the survey about charges for care and support.. TAKE THE SURVEY Over the past few years a group of organisations and activists (the Independent Living St...

Building a National Network for Self-Directed Support  - Created : 09 March 2018

As we know, there is a very big rhetoric-reality gap between the policy on personalisation and many people's real life experience. At a local level, too many people are struggling to get their rights to control their own support and are facing bur...

What is #socialcarefuture and why is In Control supporting it?  - Created : 09 March 2018

by Martin Routledge #socialcarefuture is a voluntarily organised initiative aimed at supporting those wishing to share ideas and information and focus action to bring about major positive change in what is currently called "social care". ...

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