personalisation

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.

Rest assured? A study of unpaid carers' experiences of short breaks

This report describes the findings of research carried out between August and December 2011 into the experiences of unpaid carers in accessing and using short breaks (respite care). The study explored, from the carers’ perspective the benefits of short breaks (provided by formal services and family and friends), good practice in planning and provision, deficits and areas for improvement. Research findings are based on 1210 responses to a Scotland-wide survey distributed through carer organisations, four focus groups involving 36 carers and 13 interviews.

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.

Preventing loneliness and social isolation: interventions and outcomes

This is one in a series of research briefings about preventive care and support for adults.
Prevention is broadly defined to include a wide range of services that:
• promote independence
• prevent or delay the deterioration of wellbeing resulting from ageing, illness or disability
• delay the need for more costly and intensive services.

Sustainable health and social care: a briefing for commissioners and health and wellbeing boards (Adults' Services SCIE Report 59)

Briefing that examines issues such as the role of health and wellbeing boards and commissioners; the impact of climate change; integration; community and personalisation; leadership and reputation; and risk management and business continuity.

A critical review and analysis of current research and policy relating to disabled children and young people in Scotland

The main purpose of this report is to inform the work of Scotland‟s Commissioner for Children and Young People over the next four years, specifically in relation to disabled children and young people whom he has already identified as a priority group.
The aims are:
1. To identify and review the major social research studies about disabled children and young people in Scotland published since devolution (1999), looking at issues which can be a barrier to their inclusion in society.

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.

The social care market: fixing a broken system

Report which examines the challenges of providing quality care services. It provides a series of case studies from other European countries.