The projects are part of a programme of work commissioned by the
Transition Alliance in support of the effective delivery of
personalisation. An outline of the programme content and timescales
can be downloaded below.
Project work will be carried out by representatives from
volunteer local authorities, with a modest input of co-ordination
and specialist advice provided by In Control. The projects will run
until June 2012.
The following local authorities have signed up to take part in
- Blackburn with Darwen
- Manchester City
- Cheshire West
The three projects include:
Minimum process, self-rating by local
This project will develop and use a self-rating tool for
councils to enable them to evaluate whether their end-to-end
processes are fit-for-purpose. This will focus primarily on
internal council systems but will also include other services
(user-led/third sector), some of which they commission directly. It
will highlight areas of strength and areas where remedial action is
Choice and control in the use of managed personal
This project will assess the quality and scope of activity
across the region, it will highlight best practice and where
necessary, make recommendations for improvement.
This project will assess practice across the region, highlight
training needs, specify the components of a training programme and
will work with council training and development staff to promote
delivery of training.
More detailed information on the projects can be downloaded
Further information is also available on our Transition Alliance
webpages together with
details on events including copies of presentations.
If you would like to know any more about the programme, please
contact the programme lead, Carey Bamber at