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This time it's personal - Northamptonshire  - Last Updated : 18 January 2011

This short paper describes Northamptonshire's exploration of how self-directed support would work in the county. By reorganising its approach to social care, the local authority wanted to find out if local people with learning disabilities could r...

Doing it your way - Worcestershire  - Last Updated : 18 January 2011

Partnership across local community organisations lies at the heart of Worcestershire's work.

Steering my own course - Cambridgeshire  - Last Updated : 18 January 2011

This report documents the work undertaken in Cambridgeshire between October 2005 and December 2008.

Way ahead - North Lanarkshire  - Last Updated : 18 January 2011

This report documents and evaluates the early experiences in North Lanarkshire demonstrating the impact of the In Control approach to self-directed support.

Finding our way - Barnsley  - Last Updated : 18 January 2011

Finding Our Way is a report documenting the implementation of self-directed support in Barnsley.

A summary of changes to direct payments  - Last Updated : 17 January 2011

Important changes to direct payments from 9 November 2009

Guidance on direct payments: For community care, services for carers and children's services.  - Last Updated : 17 January 2011

Department of Health, 2009

NHS Continuing Healthcare Practice Guidance  - Last Updated : 17 January 2011

Department of Health, 2010

Putting Patients In Control: The case for extending self-direction into the NHS  - Last Updated : 17 January 2011

Vidhya Alakeson, 2007

Putting People First and Mental Health - Presentation  - Last Updated : 17 January 2011

Carey Bamber, 2010

Last Updated : 21 January 2011. Page Author: Laura Bimpson.