With 2016 well underway, we thought it was time for an update on
the latest POET (Personal Outcomes Evaluation Tool) findings...
Adult Social Care POET:
In Control are currently working with 12 local authorities to
embed revised POET questions set into their IT systems and
anticipate this going live in April, with the first data reporting
in September. We recently provided data from POET to the National
Audit Office for a parliamentary report to be published in the next
few months. Following a recent meeting with David Behan at CQC, we
have agreed there is strong overlap between POET and some of the
customer survey work they undertake. As a result, we are due to
work with their informative team to explore how we might
The uptake of personal budgets in health remains very modest at
present. We are working with NHS England to promote the uptake of
POET at Clinical Commissioning Groups to implement personal
Children & Young People POET:
We are coming to the close of this year's survey and have
responses back from around 6,000 children, young people,
professionals and parents. This is a tremendous achievement and
will stand us in very good stead to build on the work so far as we
move towards an embedding approach in children too.
Read more about POET here.