Integration has often meant the bringing together of services of funding that has been separated at the national level at some local level. Integration through personalisation, is a distinct alternative - giving people resources they can integrate into their own lives. However the success of either approach depends upon the underlying rules and flexibilities, which are often absent.
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Only a model which examines the value and role of integration from the perspective of the citizen will begin to bring some much needed clarity into the current system.