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.
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.
Caroline Tomlinson tells the story of her son Joe, the first person in the UK to receive an individual budget which fundamentally improved the quality of his life.
Resource that will help users to: consider the possible benefits and drawbacks of personalisation, review practitioner’s perceptions of personalisation, reflect on service user experience, develop skills in supporting an individual through the process, identify future learning/training requirements and reflect on learning in relation to personalisation.
Wendy Harrington, Professional Development Manager with the Association of Directors of Social Work, speaks about personalisation and community capacity building in Scotland. This talk was delivered at Personalisation and Community Capacity, a joint seminar and workshop by the Perth and Kinross Council and University of Stirling Partnership. It was held at the University of Stirling on 4 December 2009.
Part of the Glasgow School of Social Work Research series, Duncan MacKay speaks about personalisation services in Scotland. The event was held on 8th October, 2009.
Iain Ferguson, a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Applied Social Science, University of Stirling, speaks about some of the challenges that the personalisation agenda presents to social services workers and users. This talk was delivered at Personalisation and Community Capacity, a joint seminar and workshop by the Perth and Kinross Council and University of Stirling Partnership. It was held at the University of Stirling on 4 December 2009.