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Big event 2010  - Last Updated : 12 February 2011

This page has copies of the Powerpoint presentations used during the Big event 2010. We will update this page as soon as the presentations become available. Please keep checking back for updates. Podcasts of the keynote presentations in the a...

The Planning Tree - Self Direction in Health  - Last Updated : 12 February 2011

If we are to take forward a meaningful and sustainable change in the way individuals relate to the health service, it will be essential to have people on board who have experience of being patients. They can help us drive forward this evolution, ...

Direct payments: the future now  - Last Updated : 12 February 2011

Robert Murray-Neill et al., 2008

Graphic on personal budgets  - Last Updated : 12 February 2011

How personal budgets change the way the current allocation system works

Smart Commissioning  - Last Updated : 12 February 2011

This document provides an early framework for commissioners who wish to transform their existing contractual structures into a system of self-directed support. It is a provisional discussion paper offering some ideas about possible steps forwa...

Hands off it's my home  - Last Updated : 12 February 2011

A toolkit for auditing support to people with learning disabilities and developing an outcomes-based action plan for citizenship.

Social Workforce 2010 video - Andrew Tyson  - Last Updated : 12 February 2011

The new social worker and the new workforce. This video is part of a series of recordings from The new social worker and the new workforce: Paid staff in the era of Personalisation Seminar held on 9 June, 2010.

'Active Patient: The case for self-direciton in healthcare'  - Last Updated : 09 February 2011

New policy paper, written by Vidhya Alakeson, arguing that individual budgets can create a more patient-centred and integrated health and social care system.

'No health without mental health' Strategy Paper  - Last Updated : 08 February 2011

Latest strategy paper published by the coalition government aims to transform the mental health and wellbeing of the nation and achieve parity between physical and mental health.

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