In Control has launched an exciting new service - webinars!
We will be hosting regular events on key topics in relation to
personalisation, meaning that you will be able to get access to
cutting edge information from the sector all without having to
leave the comfort of your office.
This new service will enable delegates to save the time and
expense of travelling to an event. They will be able to participate
in short, focused online sessions involving leading people in the
personalisation field. Delegates will even have the opportunity to
ask questions afterwards!
A number of dates have already been secured for the next few
months. Some of these will be open access, however a number (those
marked with *) will only be available to members of our Stay
Forthcoming webinars include:
Strengthening Disabled People's User Led Organisations
16 February 2012 - 10am to 10.45am
National Lead for Strengthening DPULOs Programme and Director of
Essex Coalition of Disabled People (ECDP)
Disabled people's user-led organisations (DPULOs) can and do
play a unique role in both representing the voice of disabled
people and in delivering public services, particularly in social
In this session, Rich Watts will provide an overview of the work
that DPULOs do and will share evidence and best practice from
DPULOs across the country and the difference they're making. He
will also share information about the Office for Disability Issues'
Strengthening DPULOs programme that promotes the sustainability of
Before joining the webinar, you can find information about the
Strengthening DPULOs Programme on the ODI
website or Facebook.
Just Enough Support*
22 February 2012 - 2pm to 2.30pm
Ruth Gorman, CEO Imagine, Act and Succeed
As the impact of the economic downturn hits public services most
organisations will experience a reduction in funding over the
coming years and possibly longer. This session will enable
participants to be proactive and take this opportunity to make a
concerted push around developing alternatives to just paid support,
promote better outcomes for people and to be in control of their
own destiny as funding reduces.
Personal health budgets
14 March 2012 - 2pm to 2.30pm
Vidhya Alakeson, In Control's Personal Health Budget
This webinar will explore how personal health budgets are
progressing including good practice and challenges and will look at
what needs to be done ahead of the roll out for continuing health
care in April 2014.
Email us to
register for this session.
Webinar places are limited and are available on a
first-come-first-served basis only. Invitations will be issued
nearer the time but to secure your online seat register your
interest now by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org
with details of the webinar you want to take part in.
*These sessions are available to members of Stay
Connected only, access may be available as part of a trial of
the network, contact us for further information.
Content and timings may be subject to change.