Personalisation and Self-directed support links
You may wish to use the following links to find further information about Personalisation and Self-directed support.
Personalisation - national perspective
ACEVO is the Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations and we are the leading voice for chief executives in the third sector. This page provides their views, links and news on Personalisation
Community Catalysts are a Community Interest Company established by the charity Shared Lives Plus. They provide information and support on Personalisation in Practice aimed at smaller organisations
Demos, a 'think tank', published a document advocating a simple yet transformational approach to public services.
In Control Partnerships is a social enterprise - a charity and an independent company. It works in partnership with citizens and government, and with charities and commercial companies supporting the development of personalisation.
A website promoting knowledge and sharing the development of tools and resources to take forward the 'Think local Act Personal' agenda.
SCIE have developed a range of resources to support people and organisations to understand more about personalisation
SCIE (the Social Care Institute for Excellence) have developed an e-learning resource providing audio, video and interactive technology to assist in exploring the nature of Personalisation.
UNISON is Britain and Europe's biggest public sector union with more than 1.3 million members. This link is to their pages on Personalisation.
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Personalisation - Hampshire perspective
Community Action Hampshire are an independent county-wide support and development organisation for the Not-for-Profit sector in and around Hampshire. This links to their pages on Personalisation.
An e-learning course that has been developed by Hampshire County Council to provide background on Personalisation and self-directed support (SDS) in Hampshire. The course is free to use and will take approximately 20-25 minutes.
This is a report by Hampshire’s expert Commission of Inquiry into Personalisation that was launched at the end of November 2008 and sets out the plans for the transformation of Adult Social care in Hampshire.
The Hampshire learning Disability Board is made up of 5 Local Implementation Groups (LIGs) who work for, and with, people with a learning disability and their family and carers in the areas where they live.
A Hampshire County Council site, providing presentations and sources of information to show how, practically, Hampshire is approaching the workforce development required for Personalisation.
Through the Personalisation Expert Panel, SCIL are actively involved in shaping personalisation in Hampshire.
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Age UK is a national charity supporting people with age related issues. They have put together some help and advice around relevant legislation‚ the requirements of local authorities‚ current limitations and practical guidance.
Hampshire County Councils information and the background to, and how Hampshire are developing, Self directed-support.
In Control Partnerships is a social enterprise leading in Self-directed support. This link is to their thoughts on what self-directed support is, about people being in control of the support they need to live the life they choose.
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Person centred planning
This joint good practice guidance published by the Putting People First and Valuing People Now teams includes a range of tools and good practice examples on person centred planning and support planning.
The Hampshire PCP website includes a range of documents, policies and guidance notes to help you with Person Centred Planning and approaches.
Helen Sanderson Associates (private consultants) resources for developing Person centred planning as a process for continual listening and learning, focussing on what is important to someone now and in the future, and acting upon this in alliance with their family and friends.
Mencap resources and information on being person centred, the essence being that it is individual to, and owned by, the person being supported.
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