Public Service Reform
Public services should support community life and citizen action and be shaped by relationships of trust and humanity.
Instead of pushing resources that we think are useful towards them Push Economics proposes that people are enabled to pull resources towards themselves.
Individual Service Fund
An Individual Service Fund is a mechanism for controlling an individual budget using an organisation.
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.
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.
Future of Personalisation
A paper which was developed to explore the different policy implications of personalisation.
The Personalisation Model provides a framework for reorganising public services so that the citizen remains in control of their own life and any support that they need.
Personalisation and the Social Care Revolution
This discussion paper provides an overview of personalisation in social care.
A Healthy Choice? Direct Payments in the NHS
This article sets out the case for extending Direct Payments or other forms of self-directed support to the health care system.
Conditional Resource Entitlement
This is a way of understanding individual budgets, vouchers and other mechanism as part of a way of providing support while protecting personal autonomy.
Professional Gift Model
The Professional Gift Model remains the prevalent model for public services, whereby support is defined by professionals and given as a unilateral gift to needy people.
Resource Allocation System (RAS)
A Resource Allocation System (RAS) is any set of rules that allows fair allocations to be made to people who need extra support.
Individual budgets can be managed by at least 6 different mechanisms, allowing people to take different levels of control.