Innovation & Leadership
True leadership is the unseen effort to support leadership in others and help people find their own solutions.
A report describing how to provide support to people with the most complex needs or challenging behaviour drawing on the work of Partners for Inclusion.
Helping Providers to Change
This is a book by Self Direct that focuses on the work necessary to help service providers change and to develop more personalised forms of support.
Individual Service Design
Slides exploring how to create individual service designs.
Model Development is one of the keys to innovation and improvement in the welfare state is the development of models which can be tested and improved.
Personalisation in Mental Health
A report setting out a model for integrating health and social care for people with mental health services - designed to promote personalisation, empowerment and citizenship.
A paper which explores the theoretical foundations of personalisation.
Keys to Citizenship
A guide to getting good support for people with learning disabilities.
An individual budget is one approach to enabling people to take more control of their own support - by giving people knowledge of what they are entitled to.
Creativity in Design
Creativity in design requires (a) positive imagination (b) the ability to look outward for possibilities (c) focus on important details and (d) practical action and commitment
Portable Education Budget
There seems to be no good reason why families should not control the funding for their child's education - especially if their child has extra or more complex needs.
Resource Allocation System
A Resource Allocation System (RAS) is any set of public rules which determines an entitlement.
Commissioning does not need to just focus on the organisation of services for communities - smart commissioning treats citizens and communities themselves as a locus for…