We need support that helps us live as full citizens, respecting our individuality and our connections to family and community.
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.
Future of Personalisation
A paper which was developed to explore the different policy implications of personalisation.
This model enables families with disabled children to take effective control over their support, while getting coordinated expert support.
Personalised Support is a system for providing support to people with complex and challenging needs to live their own life, on their own terms, but as active citizens.
Personalised Transition is a system for enabling young people with complex needs to leave school and to achieve active citizenship within their communities.
Keep the Flame Burning
A brilliant summary of the important insights of Terry Lynch into ageing.
Personalisation and the Social Care Revolution
This discussion paper provides an overview of personalisation in social care.
Being the Boss is Best
An article which describes the benefits of being your own boss.
A Healthy Choice? Direct Payments in the NHS
This article sets out the case for extending Direct Payments or other forms of self-directed support to the health care system.
Conditional Resource Entitlement
This is a way of understanding individual budgets, vouchers and other mechanism as part of a way of providing support while protecting personal autonomy.
Individual Service Fund (ISF)
An Individual Service Fund is a useful way in which resources can be used flexibly to achieve personalised support.