Making self-directed support work for everyone
Self Directed Futures leads work on Self-Directed Support in England and Wales. The team, led by Chris Watson, provide consultancy, research and training with a strong focus on the development of new thinking in commissioning and the use of Individual Service Funds (ISFs).
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This guide offers a commissioner's perspective on how to implement Individual Service Funds and widen self-directed support beyond Direct Payments.
Self-Directed Futures has been working alongside colleagues from Bristol City Council (BCC) commissioning team to develop their Individual Service Fund offer.