person-centred support

The continued drive to transform social care through personalisation and the ongoing focus of Government on personal budgets for everyone who is eligible by 2013 presents a huge challenge to the sector. Making a reality of transformation of this scale in a way that really changes lives at a time of continued pressure on public finances places great demands on councils and providers alike.

A web resource of policy briefings, publications and research on the topic of the Disabled People's Independent Living Movement and independent living in Scotland.

Good practice report which offers snapshots - case studies from VODG member organisations - depicting the core issues that help improve the lives of vulnerable people.

The group of people that concerns this report include those with severe and complex needs, with sensory impairments or who have a autistic spectrum disorder.

This report explores: what people with mental health problems are using their Direct Payments for; what makes the personalisation process easier for people with mental health problems; the role of carers; and common problems that are being encountered by people with mental health problems and their carers when trying to access personalised care services.

Report that considers the future of personalisation in health and social care in an era of considerable social, economic and policy change.

Report that focuses on the possible efficiencies that can be found if some of the approaches and technologies that sometimes go by the name of 'personalisation' to healthcare were applied.

The Association for Supported Living (ASL) has recognised the challenges that lie ahead in providing meaningful living experiences for people with learning disabilities and demonstrates in this report how people can live purposefully within ordinary homes, integrating closely within the context of their local neighbourhoods.

Evidence of the successful enhancement of individual rights is provided in this report through the stories of ten people who were previously required to live in institutions because their behaviour was deemed to be challenging.