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Getting Behind Individual Service Funds (ISFs)

Simon Duffy gave this talk exploring the reasons why ISFs are a helpful tool for achieving citizenship for people with learning disabilities and others who use social care services to service providers, social workers and commissioners in Bedfordshire.


The publisher is the Centre for Welfare Reform.

Slides on Getting Behind Individual Service Funds (ISFs) © Simon Duffy 2015.

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Library

Individual Service Funds (ISFs)

Individual Service Funds (ISFs)

Researchers Animate discover that Individual Service Funds (ISFs) and Inclusion have had a positive impact on people's lives.

Using an Individual Service Fund (ISF)

Using an Individual Service Fund (ISF)

How one family used an Individual Service Fund (ISF) to improve care and support for their boys with complex needs.

ISFs in Action

ISFs in Action

A research report by Sian Hoolahan of Choice Support describing the progress being made in Southwark using Individual Service Funds.

Carla Uses an ISF

Carla Uses an ISF

Jenny Date describes how her daughter Carla uses an Individual Service Fund (ISF) so that she can have flexible support and a better life.

Example of Flexible Support Contract

Example of Flexible Support Contract

This is a real but anonymised contract between a local authority and a service provider enabling the service provider to use Individual Service Funds (ISFs).

Better Lives

Better Lives

An Evaluation of the Choice Support Personalisation Programme for Adults with Learning Difficulties in Southwark.