An excellent blog post from Jenny Morris reflecting on the
current debate about personal budgets and social care and reminding
us not to lose sight of what's important - to empower people rather
than disempower people.
The piece has been prompted by some recent debate on personal
budgets and the limitations of self-directed support and urges
people not to confuse the principles of self-directed support with
the mechanisms. Jenny stresses that choice and control over the
support needed in people's daily lives allows people to aspire to
self-determination and be in charge of their lives.
The full post can be read on Jenny's