We need support that helps us live as full citizens, respecting our individuality and our connections to family and community.
Stories of mental health recovery and self-directed support from Hertfordshire
One family have turned their experience of agoraphobia into a dynamic and exciting system of online support.
Personalisation & Integration
Presentation given at the Eastern Region's mental health conference on personalisation and the prospects for radical integration of health and social care funding.
Vidhya Alakeson's Policy Paper sets out the case for extending the principles of self-direction, and in particular the use of individual budgets, to many areas of health care.
Much More to Life than Services
Bob Rhodes offers a vision for personalisation in social care that goes beyond the use of social care services and returns us to community and citizenship.
Turning the World Upside Down
Nigel Crisp describes why western, developed countries have much to learn from developing countries who have had to create health care systems with lower levels of funding and…
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.
Manifesto of the Personalisation Forum Group
This manifesto sets out the values, goals and intentions of the Personalisation Forum Group - a group of people who live in Doncaster and who suffer from poor mental health.
Online Medical Records
In order that citizens can take more responsibility for the management of their own health it is vital that there are systems of shared record keeping that enable people to record…
New Script for Care Managers
Simon Duffy sets out the practical steps social workers need to take in order to organise and support the development of a more empowering model of personalisation.
Integration through Personalisation
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.
Individual Service Design
This paper which describes the process by which we can design personalised support for ourselves or those we care about.