Difference and Inclusion
We need to welcome people, with all their diverse gifts and impairments, into the life of the community.
First and Last
Mark Brend describes the history of the closure of the learning disabilities hospitals that were once used to segregate people with learning difficulties.
Basic Tasks for Service Providers
John O'Brien sets out the basic skills service providers need in order to successfully support people who are at risk of social exclusion or devaluation.
Five Basic Tasks
The core competencies of any agency aiming to support people who are at risk social exclusion and devaluation
Keith Achieves Citizenship
Keith has been able to move away from institutional living and achieve real citizenship under his own control.
Don't Monkey with People's Lives
Carl Poll gets to the heart of why the relationship between professionals and citizens can often go so wrong - and what we can do about it.
A Fair Start
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.
Individual Service Design
This paper which describes the process by which we can design personalised support for ourselves or those we care about.
Safety for Citizens
Simon Duffy explores the relationship between safeguarding and personalisation and the risks that come from institutionalisation.
Architecture for Personalisation Toolkit
This toolkit will help local leaders develop their own strategy for producing local systems that enable personalisation. It contains helpful hints, ideas and a framework for…
Architecture for Personalisation
A report describing progress in Yorkshire & Humber towards developing a community-based approach to supporting personalisation and self-directed support.
A report describing how to provide support to people with the most complex needs or challenging behaviour drawing on the work of Partners for Inclusion.
Helping Providers to Change
This is a book by Self Direct that focuses on the work necessary to help service providers change and to develop more personalised forms of support.