On these pages we have collated useful resources such as toolkits, presentations and template documents.

The resources have been organised by categories, which are displayed to the left of this page.

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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

A Common Purpose: Recovery in future mental health services  - Last Updated : 17 January 2011

'Recovery' is gaining prominence as a guiding principle for mental health services which has evolved from the lived experience of people who use services.

A Voice and a Choice  - Last Updated : 17 January 2011

Self-Directed support for people with mental health problems: A discussion paper by Rita Brewis, 2007.

New Horizons: Staying In Control's response  - Last Updated : 17 January 2011

The Government recently issued New Horizons, a draft new mental health policy. While In Control supports much of the draft policy's overall aims, we emphasise that several crucial elements are currently missing. The policy does not indicate that...

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