Significant programmes of work to support the delivery of Think
Local Act Personal's markers of progress 'Making it Real' have now started in a number
The programmes are currently running in the North West, London
and Yorkshire and Humber regions.
Activity will focus on helping councils and provider
organisations to get started with 'Making it Real' and will provide
practical help that includes workshops, learning sets, project work
and an online webinar programme.
Through the use of Making it Real, the programmes will provide
support to the regions to deliver truly personalised services.
A particular focus will be placed on:
- Improving choice and control in personal budgets and checking
their outcomes using POET
- Individual Service Funds
- Market development
- Inregration with health and children's services
- Building community capacity
- Workforce development
By using Making it Real organisations will be able to check how
well they are progressing in transforming adult social care and to
develop an improvement action plan for a more effective and
efficient delivery of personalisation.
Programmes will vary slighting in each region and have been
tailored towards specific support needs.
These regional programmes have received significant support from
provider organisations that are sponsoring the work taking place.
These organisations include:
- United Response
- Alternative Futures Group
- Sue Ryder
- Real Life Options
- St Anne's
For more information about these programmes, or if you are
interested in work taking place in your region, please contact