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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 which ...

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". ...

Partners in Policymaking: Spring 2018 Update  - Created : 05 March 2018

Catch up on the latest Partners in Policymaking courses and news...

Meeting the Challenges of Personal Health Budgets  - Created : 05 March 2018

Does your CCG need some practical help and advice to support the further roll-out of personal health budgets? The Government's Mandate expects 50,000 -100,000 personal health budgets (PHBs) by 2020/21, as well as CCG responsibilities regarding the...

OFSTED and CQC Local area SEND inspections one year on  - Created : 24 November 2017

In Control Briefing - OFSTED and CQC 'Local Area SEND inspections: one year on' October 2017 and Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman, 'Education, Health and Care Plans: our first 100 investigations' October 2017. It also includes a suppleme...

Good intentions, good enough? - Residential special schools and support for children  - Created : 24 November 2017

'Good intentions, good enough?' 6 November 2017 - Residential special schools and colleges: support for children, Dame Christine Lenehan and Mark Geraghty.

Payment Cards in Direct Payments must not undermine choice and control  - Created : 11 October 2017

John Waters from In Control has researched and authored a new report for the Independent Living Strategy Group (ILSG). Based on Freedom of Information returns from all English councils with statutory social services responsibilities, the report re...

2017 POET Report for Adults in Receipt of Social Care Support  - Created : 06 July 2017

By measuring people's experience of accessing support and featuring outcomes structured around the domains of wellbeing, the POET (Personal Outcomes Evaluation Tool) provides local authorities with a clear and simple framework to measure how well ...

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