The Making it Real webinar took place on 26 June. The session
provided further information on what Making it Real means in
practice for organisations and how the markers of progress can be
A recording of the session can be viewed below and a copy of the
presentation used is also available for download below.
The session was presented by Shahana Ramsden and Martin
Routledge from Think Local, Act Personal.
Making it Real sets out what people who use services and carers
expect to see and experience if support services are truly
It is a set of "progress markers" - written by real people and
families - that can help an organisation to check how they going
towards transforming adult social care. The aim of Making it Real
is for people to have more choice and control so they can live full
and independent lives.
Organisations that want to make a real difference to disabled
and older people's lives can sign up to publicly demonstrate their
commitment. Making it Real will also help people and families to
remind those organisations about the need to 'make things real' and
feedback directly to them if their publicly stated priorities for
change are not met.
Becoming a Making it Real organisation will show that you are
using the markers of progress in your organisation's yearly action
planning to identify your top three priorities for change within
the next 12 months.
Read Martin Routledge's blog post on Making it Real here.
Find out how you can get support to implement Making it Real here.
For further information about Making it Real, please do not
hesitate to get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org