Personalisation (Self-directed support)

A collection of resources on the topic of personalisation. It is one of IRISS's core themes.

My right to choose

Video resource of a song and images to depict an individual's opinion on being faced with going into care, when they desire to choose their own care and support.

Social Care (Self-directed support) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3

Briefing that provides a summary of the parliamentary scrutiny of the Social Care (Self-directed Support) (Scotland) Bill prior to the Stage 3 proceedings, due on 28 November 2012.

It outlines:
- The Health and Sport's Committee's Stage 1 report recommendations and the Scottish Government's response
- Amendments agreed to at Stage 2
- Issues that were raised at Stage 2 but did not result in amendment to the Bill
- Amendments that have been lodged for Stage 3.

Your Support, Your Way Glasgow

Website developed by Glasgow City Council, in conjunction with partners, to provide information, advice and guidance about local services and sources of help that can support you to maintain your lifestyle and independence.

Recovery, personalisation and personal budgets

Paper that explores the links between recovery and personalisation and demonstrates how both are part of a common agenda for mental health system transformation.

The future of personalisation: implications for welfare reform

Paper that describes the background to personalisation and then goes on to offer an analysis of the different policy options that will open up citizens, professionals, families, communities and policy-makers to its potential.

A fair budget: a discussion paper exploring the role of the RAS in the development of self-directed support

Discussion paper that describes a way forward for developing Resource Allocation Systems (RAS) in Scotland as an essential component of a sustainable system of self-directed support. It argues that, rather than fixate on one model or system, there needs to be a period of genuine innovation and exploration in partnership with disabled people and families.

Personalisation: readiness and capacity to respond

Report that examines the attitudes, progress, readiness and needs of social care providers in Glasgow as arrangements for the personalisation of social care in the city evolve.

Families and personalisation project 'Better Lives': key learning outcomes summary for families, local authorities and support providers

Summary of a programme run in three locations - Suffolk, Calderdale and Wolverhampton. Each site recruited families who, primarily, were dissatisfied with how things were at the time, who had a vision for things being different and/or were worried about the future. Although each locality had done some information sharing with families, most participants were unaware of or deeply sceptical about personalisation.

Personalisation and human rights: a discussion paper

Shared values and principles that should govern approaches to integration and the way new structures are built that will empower citizens of Scotland and unlock them from the failing of past systems, rather than locking them into a new system that lacks a clear vision.

Social Care (Self-directed support) (Scotland) Bill (SPICe briefing)

Briefing that discusses the policy context to the Bill, current legislative provisions for self-directed support and the provisions in the Bill itself.