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'Me, My Family, My Home, My friends, and My Life' Report  - Last Updated : 14 June 2016

Me My Family My Home is ambitious. It seeks to make significant improvements to the lives and support received by children, young people and their families, moving to a single 'whole life, whole family' approach.

Personal Health Budgets guides and information  - Last Updated : 03 December 2015

In Control have co-produced four new publications which are practical guides and information about using personal health budgets for children and young people for health services and their partners, they look at some of the particular challenges a...

Our guide to a new public offer  - Last Updated : 30 October 2015

Services for people of any age and in any number of situations who require additional support in their daily life are challenged by reducing budgets and an increasing demand for support In Control is interested in seeking solutions to the chal...

Strength-based approaches in the Care Bill  - Last Updated : 18 June 2013

In Control, alongside partner organisations, has published a new briefing paper to analyse the changes made to the Care Bill which intend to introduce strengths-based or asset-based approaches into social care.

Progress for Providers toolkit  - Last Updated : 29 January 2013

This toolkit is published alongside a companion paper: Individual Service Funds for Homecare, which offers advice on moving forward from the traditional model of 'time and task' within the constraints faced by commissioners and providers. The ...

Individual Service Funds for Homecare  - Last Updated : 29 January 2013

This project was initiated to help people to make progress in one of the most challenging areas of adult social care to truly personalise - homecare. Following discussions about practically helpful approaches, a stakeholder group of representativ...

Building a relationship  - Last Updated : 28 September 2012

Building a new relationship with children, young people and families

Community Fund Holding  - Last Updated : 14 November 2011

In this paper we set out a new approach - 'Community Fund Holding' - which puts public money in the hands of a community so they can achieve an agreed set of outcomes.

Briefing 2 - A Round Table Discussion  - Last Updated : 24 March 2011

In June, in partnership with Action for Children, we hosted a Round Table discussion on the personalisation agenda for children and how we can take this work forward. Representatives from children's services and other organisations across the country ...

Briefing 3 - Evaluation  - Last Updated : 24 March 2011

This paper focuses on our work with families in Newham, with some additional information from work with Middlesbrough children's services. It highlights the positive impact across a range of outcomes for disabled children and includes more detailed di...

Last Updated : 25 January 2013. Page Author: Pam Schreier.