Simon Duffy gave this talk as part of the Newcastle Business School's series - Little Heresies. He explores the genesis, achievements and weaknesses of personal budgets and the problem of expecting Government to be able to innovate.
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A report describing progress in Yorkshire & Humber towards developing a community-based approach to supporting personalisation and self-directed support.
Pippa Murray makes the case for an integrated Personalised Pathway to enable disabled children and their families to take control of health, education and care funding.
Simon Duffy describes international best practice in self-directed support and personal budgets.
Resource Allocation Systems (RAS) have become too complex. Barnsley and The Centre for Welfare Reform are exploring a radically simplified version of the RAS.
This is a real but anonymised contract between a local authority and a service provider enabling the service provider to use Individual Service Funds (ISFs).
Simon Duffy apologises for two social innovations that have had negative consequences - the complex RAS and the Support Plan.