We need support that helps us live as full citizens, respecting our individuality and our connections to family and community.
Resource Allocation in Mental Health
Simon Duffy explores the possibility of integrating resource allocation systems for health and social care for mental health.
But I Don't Want Eldercare!
Terry Lynch's ground-breaking book explains how you can help your parents to stay as strong as they can, as long as they can.
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.
Five Gear Model of Care Management
A more realistic account of real care management functions and how these activities can be made more person-centred.
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.
Personalisation in Health & Social Care
Slides exploring the genesis of personalisation and its subsequent meaning for professionals in health and social care services.
Personalisation in Mental Health
A report setting out a model for integrating health and social care for people with mental health services - designed to promote personalisation, empowerment and citizenship.
An essay that explains how the logic of self-directed support and the development of resource allocation systems could provide the basis for reform for the whole welfare state.
Citizenship & Community
This paper outlines the relationship between active citizenship and community development and its relationship to the idea of Total Place.