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Essex CC SDS Strategic Policy  - Last Updated : 12 February 2011

Paper to set the strategic direction for the implementation of self-directed support as part of the Putting People First transformation of Adult Social Care in Essex.

Whole life approach to personalisation  - Last Updated : 12 February 2011

Cambridge are the first local authority to embark on Total Transformation and at the same time begin work on individual budgets and self-directed support for children and young people as members of Taking Control.

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.

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