Key representatives from across the North West region have come
together over the past
few months to help drive the personalisation agenda forward.
A number of events have taken place bringing together leading
figures in the
region to discuss how best to implement personal budgets and
control in health and social care.
The events have been held as part of a significant programme of
work for the
Transition Alliance in support of Think Local, Act Personal. The
being delivered by national charity, In Control.
These events have included social care directors and senior
personalisation leads in local authorities and social care
Most recently a workshop was held for those involved in the
personalisation in children's services. The workshop was targeted
with responsibility for running and commissioning disabled
services and those taking forward work on the Green Paper. The
led by Nic Crosby who has championed In Control's work with
services over the past five years.
Future events being held in the next month will focus on building
capacity, delivering personal health budgets and direct
Presentations and resources from these events can all be found on
Control's website at www.in-control.org.uk/transitionalliancenw
In addition to the events a significant piece of work is taking
develop three projects aimed at addressing some of the challenges
authorities are facing. The projects will focus on reducing
ensuring authenticity and developing the workforce. In Control
seeking volunteers to pilot these projects in the New Year and
information will be provided shortly.
For more information about this programme of work, please contact
Bamber at firstname.lastname@example.org