Local Area Coordination report out 14 June 2012
LAC to be published
LAC to be published
New report on peer support published.
Guardian letter published
New proposals in England could promote inclusion and citizenship for disabled children
Stop and review the cuts to benefits and services, which are falling disproportionately on disabled people, their carers and families.
‘This is an invaluable book for anyone involved in planning care for elderly loved ones. It is both highly personal and supremely professional. It is a book about practice,…
It was announced this week that the Personalisation Forum Group has been shortlisted for the Mental Health Hero community organisation award.
The first Self Direct Members' Meeting (free membership included).
Sarah Maguire of Choice Support wins an award for Training and Good Practice.
Welsh Focus's Inaugural Conference - an important event in Wales.
The Campaign For a Fair Society is launching its manifesto for a better future at an event at the House of Lords today (12th March).
How a large block contract was converted into individual service funds - report launch 7 March 2012.
Details of the Manifesto Launch for the Campaign for a Fair Society.
Adult Social Worker of the year, Kelly Hicks, writes about Support Buddies - peer support in action
Congratulations to Kelly Hicks!
The Centre for Welfare Reform and the University of Birmingham have just published proposals for a radical reform of the tax-benefit system.
Report outlines the cost of too many deaths in hospital and the case for using personalisation to better support families and individuals to promote dignity in dying.
Local communities need to be treated positively and respectfully if positive change is going to be achieved.
The Social Policy Association awarded Simon Duffy - outstanding contribution by a non-academic for his defining work on personalisation.
The Centre for Welfare Reform has published a landmark report on the innovative work of WomenCentre. Innovative and efficient services like WomenCentre continue to overcome…
A policy proposal to reduce the growing numbers of women and children in prison - published by The Centre for Welfare Reform and the University of Birmingham
Simon Duffy, one of the pioneers of personalisation, gave the 2011 Tizard Lecture at Kent University. He describes how the current crisis in the welfare state and the cuts that…
The Campaign for a Fair Society has been launched to challenge the unfair cuts that target disabled people and to propose positive reforms that advance family, citizenship and…
Vidhya Alekason's policy paper makes the case for extending the use of individual budgets to large areas of healthcare.
People with mental health problems in Doncaster who have come together to transform their own lives and improve the quality of local services have just won a major award.
New discussion paper sets out the case for abandoning the health and social care divide for mental health services.
The case for radically reorganising the care management role and making better use of social work skills.
Researchers call for new system to support disabled children and their families.
A report and companion toolkit outlining the architecture necessary to support personalisation.
Showing service providers how to transform their current services to offer highly flexible and creative supports - to people with the most complex and challenging needs.
A ground breaking model showing how mental health services might work in the future.
Radical extension of personalisation proves possible giving young people with disabilities and their families a totally new level of control over their life after school.
New publication raises doubts about the value of independent professional brokerage.