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 Service Fund (ISF)
An Individual Service Fund is a useful way in which resources can be used flexibly to achieve personalised support.
Decision-Making in Health
The focus for decision-making in healthcare needs to change depending upon the circumstances and the level of clinical evidence available.
Self-directed support is the 7 step process by which people obtain control over their support in order to achieve a better life for themselves.
In the past commissioners were told by central government that their job was to purchase services on behalf of citizens; this model turns that idea around.
People need Tapered Control, different levels of control, depending upon their needs and circumstances.
The process of transformation is complex and multi-layered, however it is possible to identify an underlying logic and phasing.
Personalisation in Social Care
This article explores how the current reforms in social care are rooted in a radically different approach to social justice and welfare to those that preceded them.