Personalising Commissioning

An overview of Individual Service Funds and how to personalise commissioning in health and social care.

An Overview of Individual Service Funds in England

Author: Chris Watson

Individual Service Funds are an essential element to the reform health and social care services. They enable Personal Budgets to be managed on behalf of a person and reduce the complexity and bureaucracy for the people and families.

In this paper Chris Watson of Self Directed Futures summarises the concept, outlines lessons for implementation and identifies best practice for commissioners.

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The publisher is the Institute of Public Care. Personalising Commissioning: An Overview of Individual Service Funds in England © Chris Watson 2021.


Paper | 17.02.22

health & healthcare, Individual Service Funds, Self-Directed Support, social care, England, Paper

Chris Watson


Founder of Self Directed Futures

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