Impact – enabling short breaks for disabled children. Short Breaks and Personalisation: Policy and Practice Thematic Workshop 1 Revised November 2012. Personalisation workshop 1 What we hope to achieve. Participants should:
Short Breaks and Personalisation: Policy and Practice
Thematic Workshop 1
Revised November 2012
Department of Health
Vision for Adult Social Care: Capable Communities and active citizens 2010
Every adult in receipt of social care funding will have the opportunity to have a personal budget by 2013.
Putting People First 2007
A personal budget then only referred
to money from local authorities.
Now it can involve more than one
source of money.
Low level services
The High Quality Care for All: NHS Next Stage Review
Final Report (2008)
“ Over the next two years, every one of the 15 million people with one or more long term conditions should be offered a personalised care plan, developed, agreed and regularly reviewed with a named lead professional from among the team of staff who help manage their care.”
Start of the personal health budget pilots, as a way of giving patients greater control over the services they receive and greater choice over the providers from which they receive services.
“Continuing and developing the personal health budget pilot programme, both extending existing sites and encouraging proposals for additional sites in 2011/12. The learning from the pilot programme will inform wider rollout in 2012. Personal budgets will allow greater integration between health and social care at the level of the individual and give people more choice and control over their care. “
People receiving continuing healthcare support from the NHS will have the right to ask for a personal health budget, by April 2014 (subject to the evaluation).
Rt Hon Andrew Lansley M.P. Sec of State for Health,Oct 2011
The over-arching conclusion appears to be that while the pilots have achieved much and demonstrated what can be done (there were many successes), there is still a need to refine some elements of the delivery process.
The survey and focus group evidence from parents clearly demonstrates an increased sense of choice and control after the pilot.
• Improved access to social care services
• A shift in the types of services that they use
• Greater satisfaction with the services they received
• That these findings occur independently of increases in a family’s budget allocation
The IB pilots were awarded an additional year of funding to explore how education and health based funding could be incorporated into an Individual Budget for families with disabled children during
Furthered its commitment to the personalisation of services for families with disabled children and now the draft legislation
The continuing move to Personalisation in the draft legislation on the reform of the provision for children and young people with special educational needs
S26 (2) implies that personal budgets can be made available to secure a 'particular provision’
S26 (3) states that regulations may make provision about the description of provision to which payments may (and may not) relate.