Leicestershire County Council will be one of the first to kick
off our series of Making it Real Live events that will be taking
place across the country.
Making it Real is a framework developed by TLAP to help support
organisations to measure their progress towards personalisation and
plan further developments.
There is very strong national and regional support for TLAP's
Making it Real and the role it can play in helping organisations
transform their support in the direction of personalisation. The
Local Government Association has recommended Making it Real
provides a significant steer to Local Accounts and it can help
demonstrate the council is grounded in local co-productive work
with people using social care and partners.
Following on from feedback from ADASS and personalisation leads
regional personalistion programme areas In Control has designed
a facilitated day to help councils introduce and move forward with
Making it Real.
Making it Real Live is a full 'action planning' day facilitated by
In Control bringing together approximately 40 local stakeholders
for a council area including council representatives, local
providers, people using social care and family carers as well as
community user-led groups and partner agencies.
During the course of the day, participants will:
- Carry out an initial self-assessment against the markers (or
review previous assessment if applicable. This will include
reviewing other locally held data such as results from POET
- Steer the development of Local Accounts and inform service
- Identify some priorities for further action planning
- Start the process of engaging with key partners on Making it
This is a real opportunity for the region to take ownership and
responsibility for personalisation and to be accountable to their
The products from a Making it Real 'Live' session can be used in
a range of ways to inform and drive local planning activities. It
is possible (and advised) to also link to other forms of
intelligence and review, including use of the Personal Budget
Outcomes Evaluation Tool (POET) and ASCOF analysis.
To find out more about Making it Real Live, please contact