Report that sets out the main points of discussion at the first event of SDS leads in Scotland and priorities identified by participants for future activity, both for the Scottish Government and for local leads themselves.
In the annexes to this report are the key findings of the National Evaluation of the SDS test sites, presented by Dr Julie Ridley, and the speeches of the Minister for Public Health, Michael Matheson MSP, and COSLA’s Health and Wellbeing Spokesperson, Councilor Douglas Yates.
This knowledge review brings together knowledge from research and practice on commissioning person-centred, cost-effective, local support for people with learning disabilities who are labelled as having complex needs and/or challenging behaviour. Review published by the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) in July 2008.
This is a summary of the study. This study is the most user-centred and authoritative commentary to date on current policies and practice. The Standards We Expect project team (service users, practitioners and researchers) worked with service users, carers, front-line practitioners and managers in eight very diverse settings. Research findings published by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation in May 2011.
The first part of this policy paper provides a very brief overview of the development of adult social care in order to place the advent of personal budgets in their historical and policy context.
Conference report written in partnership with In Control, Action for Children and the Office of Public Management, which gives an insight into the current issues and challenges and highlights the ongoing debate.
Presentation by Sam Newman, Director, OLM Personalisation Programme at the Working Together to Meet the Financial and Reform Agenda Challenges event, held on Tuesday 11 January 2011 in Edinburgh.
This paper presents the key messages from two SCIE expert seminars: Innovate and Fly: supporting quality and efficiency in tough times (co-hosted with The Innovation Unit) 9 July 2010; and Big ideas, big society: innovation in care and support (co-hosted with the Department of Health) 5 August 2010.
The Joseph Rowntree's response to the government consultation 'Liberating the NHS: Greater choice and control'.
This guide offers advice to people who are thinking about being in charge of their own social care support, or who are already doing so, but have questions about the process.
This paper sets out ADSW's position regarding the personalisation of social work services in Scotland.
It aims to maintain the momentum for change established by the publication of the Changing Lives Service Development Group papers and follows on from ADSW's seminar in September 2008, organised as part of the association's drive to implement the Changing Lives recommendations at local level.