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Local Area Coordination

Author: Ralph Broad

From Service Users to Citizens

Ralph Broad sets out the case for changing the whole approach of the social care system in England and Wales. He argues that the current system waits for crises and then responds with services. This is wasteful and damaging to our communities. It would be smarter to learn from the model of Local Area Coordination, first developed by Eddie Bartnik in Western Australia, which uses local government employed professionals to work directly to support people in their own communities.

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The publisher is the Centre for Welfare Reform.

Local Area Coordination © Ralph Broad 2012.

All Rights Reserved. No part of this paper may be reproduced in any form without permission from the publisher except for the quotation of brief passages in reviews.

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Commissioning for Health and Well-Being

Commissioning for Health and Well-Being

This book explores what commissioning is, where it has come from and where it might be taking us.

Community Brokerage

Community Brokerage

The best support assumes and supports capacity and only provides more professionalised expertise where necessary.

The Architecture for Personalisation

The Architecture for Personalisation

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Architecture for Personalisation

Architecture for Personalisation

A report describing progress in Yorkshire & Humber towards developing a community-based approach to supporting personalisation and self-directed support.

Personalisation and Localism

Personalisation and Localism

Talk given in Barnsley on personalisation and localism - and its real meaning.

Commissioning for Innovation

Commissioning for Innovation

Commissioning for innovation means focusing on the real assets of community in order to shape innovative and appropriate solutions to meet real community needs.

Local Area Coordination Evaluation Report

Local Area Coordination Evaluation

This report outlines early outcomes, lessons and opportunities from the first evaluation of Local Area Coordination in England.

People, Places, Possibilities

People, Places, Possibilities

Written by Ralph Broad, this report describes the positive progress on Local Area Coordination in England and Wales.