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Publications relating to the Children's Community of Change Programme can be downloaded below.

Please also visit the useful resources pages of the website for more information and publications in the following sections:

  • Education/SEN
  • Evaluation / case studies
  • Health
  • Joint Commissioning
  • Making it Personal
  • Resource Allocation Systems (RAS)
  • The Personal Budgets Outcomes and Evaluation Tool (POET)

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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.

Exploring Self-Directed Support and Signs of Safety  - Last Updated : 19 May 2016

This is a brief paper that draws together important learning from a workshop run for members of In Control's Children's Programme. It draws on input from the Signs of Safety approach to child protection, explores the solutions-focused approach and...

Personal Health Budgets guides and information  - Last Updated : 16 May 2016

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...

A report on the development and use of POET for children and young people with SEND  - Last Updated : 16 May 2016

In Control publishes a report with Lancaster University using the Personal Outcome Evaluation Tool (POET) to measure the impact of education, health and care plans for children and young people with special education needs and disabilities.

A life not a service  - Last Updated : 16 May 2016

A new set of papers from In Control challenging all those leading integration work across public services to maintain and increase the central focus on people and their communities. These papers stand back from the surge to build new systems and ...

Making it Personal 2  - Last Updated : 16 May 2016

In Control, in partnership with KIDS, the Office for Public Management (OPM), the Family and Childcare Trust and the National Association of Family Information Services (NAFIS) has launched a series of guides on personalisation and personal budget...

Measuring the outcomes of EHC plans and personal budgets July 2014  - Last Updated : 16 May 2016

Using POET to measure the impact of education, health and care plans and personal budgets for children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities.

Creating an integrated, outcomes-focused and family-centred offer, July 2014  - Last Updated : 16 May 2016

This paper builds on our 'Tell us once paper' (October 2013). It draws in work with SEND Pathfinders, workshops and further discussion with key stakeholders including NHS England. Our first paper outlined the case and some ideas from work with ...

Self-directed support and early intervention, May 2014  - Last Updated : 16 May 2016

The paper has been produced as part of In Control's commitment to exploring how the approach to early intervention can be personalised to better support people at times of crisis or vulnerability. The best starting point of course is to look at e...

Resilience, identity and contribution, July 2014  - Last Updated : 16 May 2016

This paper sets out In Control's perspective on integration. Integration is seen as a solution to limited and decreasing budgets, inefficient and duplicating systems and as a way of becoming more focused on people. If it is to succeed then integ...

Last Updated : 16 May 2016. Page Author: philippa.barker.