Your search for individual service fund produced 278 results.

  1. Much More To Life Than Services (104)

    Much More To Life Than Services celebrates the gifts and talents of people and the assets that…


  2. Putting Personal Budgets in Their Place (97)

    Personal Budgets do not need to reinforce individualistic consumerism, they can be a route to a more collective approach where care is shared.

    Article 2020-06-19 11:57:00

  3. Revisiting Barclay (95)

    Bob Rhodes and Ralph Broad argue that social work and social care should return to the thinking set out in the Barclay report and renew their commitment to community.

    Article 2011-06-12 15:51:00

  4. Problems with Universal Basic Services (UBS) (81)

    A response by Simon Duffy to Anna Coote's criticism of UBI.

    Article 2022-02-16 14:19:00

  5. Integrating Mental Health Funding (71)

    This essay argues that the integration of social care and healthcare funding in Mental Health is still a priority and highly feasible.

    Article 2011-12-21 15:48:00

  6. The Seattle 2000 Declaration (71)

    The Seattle 2000 Declaration on 
Self-Determination and Individualized Funding.

    Article 2023-01-19 15:27:00

  7. A Career in Adult Social Care (70)

    Virginia Moffatt reviews her 30 year career in adult social care in England and the journey from institutional services, to community care and the impact of austerity.

    Article 2016-08-08 08:30:00

  8. What Austerity Means for Women (70)

    Brooke Bates explores the impact of austerity on women in the UK at the level of the individual and civil society.

    Article 2016-09-26 11:24:00

  9. Why Group Homes Are No Longer Optimal (67)

    Michael Kendrick explains why group homes should no longer be considered the optimal support solution for people with disabilities.

    Article 2017-07-17 17:30:00

  10. Guidance on Individual Service Funds (ISFs) published (66)

    The Centre has produced a range of new publications on ISFs with TLAP, Community Catalysts and…

    News 2018-02-28

  11. Reinventing Social Services (66)

    Bob Rhodes argues that social work and social services has been undermined by three decades of failed policy and it's time to redesign the system around the principles of community social work.

    Article 2019-06-27 14:09:00

  12. Conditional Resource Entitlement (64)

    An Individual Budget is an entitlement that is subject to some controls or conditionality.

    Inspiration 2010-09-25 17:47:00

  13. Individual Health Budgets Pilot Begins (63)

    Beyond Limits and NHS Plymouth are piloting an exciting model of service delivery to ensure that people with challenging behaviour do not end up in damaging institutions.

    Article 2011-12-20 12:31:00

  14. Individual Service Funds (ISFs) Guide (63)

    A comprehensive guide to using Individual Service Funds (ISFs) to provide personalised support.

    Paper 2018-02-27 23:04:00

  15. Using an Individual Service Fund (ISF) (62)

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

    Story 2011-10-18 08:10:00

  16. Individual Service Fund (ISF) (60)

    An Individual Service Fund is a mechanism for controlling an individual budget using an organisation.

    Inspiration 2010-07-10 12:01:00

  17. Heading Upstream: Deinstitutionalisation & Public Service Reform (54)

    Simon Duffy explores the challenge of moving solutions upstream and away from the institutionalised solutions into which resources are locked.

    Article 2016-08-02 15:18:00

  18. Individual Service Funds published (50)

    Individual Service Funds - learning from Inclusion's 18 Years of Practice.

    News 2014-06-04

  19. From Basic Income to Social Dividend (50)

    Rajesh Makwana argues that it’s time to broaden the debate on how to fund a universal basic income to protect the global commons.

    Article 2015-08-24 16:09:00

  20. Reforming NDIS (48)

    Simon Schwab outlines the principles that should underpin the reform of NDIS.

    Article 2014-02-14 13:06:00

  21. Totally Wrong List (48)

    An overview of all the Government policies which harm or disadvantage people with learning disabilities in England.

    Article 2016-05-15 09:35:00

  22. Real Integration of Health & Social Care (48)

    Simon Duffy outlines an alternative path for achieving meaningful integration between heath and social care.

    Article 2016-08-02 18:30:00

  23. Individual Service Fund (ISFs) Agreement (48)

    This Individual Service Fund (ISF) Agreement describes the contract between the person and the community service that they choose to manage their budget.

    Article 2017-03-21 15:19:00

  24. Demystifiying Individual Service Funds (ISFs) (45)

    These slides summarise guidance on the use of Individual Service Funds (ISFs) and the future of commissioning for health and social care.

    Slide 2015-10-04 09:49:00

  25. Integration through Personalisation (44)

    Only a model which examines the value and role of integration from the perspective of the citizen will begin to bring some much needed clarity into the current system.

    Article 2010-11-07 17:35:00

  26. Individual Service Funds (ISFs) in Dorset (44)

    Dorset have established a ground-breaking commissioning strategy enabling people with learning disabilities & mental health problems to manage their personal budgets.

    Article 2017-03-21 15:24:00

  27. Individual Service Funds at iDirect (44)

    iDirect share the experiences of 3 individuals they support who use individual service funds.

    Paper 2023-05-15 11:52:00

  28. Guide backs Individual Service Funds (ISFs) (43)

    New guidance published by Think Local Act Personal supports greater use of ISFs.

    News 2015-06-18

  29. Individual Budget (43)

    An Individual Budget is a system for individualized funding where the person is told, up-front, how much they are entitled to.

    Inspiration 2010-08-01 11:36:00

  30. How to do Crowdfunding (43)

    How to use crowdfunding to support your projects.

    Handbook 2019-02-06 13:04:00

  31. Good Things About Individual Service Funds (42)

    An easy read guide to Individual Service Funds or ISFs. A great way to manage your support.

    Paper 2020-06-20 17:20:00

  32. Unfair Cuts in Detail (40)

    The current social care system in the UK is deeply unfair and needs reforming; however current efforts by Central Government seem self-defeating.

    Article 2011-02-03 08:23:00

  33. Individual Service Fund (ISF) survey (40)

    Please complete this quick survey on Individual Service Funds from the Housing and Support…

    News 2015-03-23

  34. Individual Service Funds (ISFs) (40)

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

    Paper 2014-06-03 13:00:00

  35. Individual Service Funds (ISFs) Easy Read (40)

    This Easy Read guide explains how Individual Service Funds (ISFs) let people manage a personal budget without needing to use direct payments.

    Paper 2017-03-21 15:17:00

  36. Individual Service Fund (ISF) (39)

    An Individual Service Fund is a useful way in which resources can be used flexibly to achieve personalised support.

    Graphic 2009-08-01 00:00:00

  37. Trying Out Individual Service Funds (ISFs) (39)

    Self Directed Futures' work with Bristol City Council commissioning team on their Individual Service Fund offer.

    Article 2021-06-07 12:24:00

  38. Calderdale's Guide to Individual Service Funds (ISFs) (38)

    Calderdale Council have produced a guide for Individual Service Funds (ISFs) which describes their benefits to citizens in clear and accessible English.

    Paper 2016-05-12 15:56:00

  39. Is Brexit an Opportunity to Sort Out Social Care? (37)

    Bob Rhodes argues that Brexit offers at least one silver-lining, the chance to end the procurement rules which have undermined social care for the last 25 years.

    Article 2017-05-26 12:22:00

  40. Individual Service Fund Route Map (37)

    Self Directed Futures show how to shift control of health and social care into neighbourhoods.

    Graphic 2022-02-16 20:13:00

  41. The Solution is in Our Hands (36)

    Simon Duffy outlines some of the important elements that need to be considered in order to develop welfare reforms in the spirit of justice.

    Article 2016-08-03 09:53:00

  42. Individual Service Funds (ISFs) in Context (36)

    An overview of the development of Individual Service Funds (ISFs) - what they are and how they are developing

    Slide 2019-11-01 21:35:00

  43. A Commissioners' Guide to Individual Service Funds (36)

    This guide offers a commissioner's perspective on how to implement Individual Service Funds and widen self-directed support beyond Direct Payments.

    Paper 2020-02-18 12:56:00

  44. SDS Network: Individual Service Funds (ISFs) (36)

    Chris Watson of Self Directed Futures and Gary Kent of New Key and Jacqui Hendra of Devon County Council on ISFs.

    Webinar 2020-06-16 17:04:00

  45. Getting Behind Individual Service Funds (ISFs) (35)

    Simon Duffy explores the reasons why ISFs are a helpful tool for achieving citizenship for people with learning disabilities and others who use social care services.

    Slide 2016-04-08 15:08:00

  46. Can ISFs Save Domiciliary Care? (35)

    Martin Walker of TLAP suggests that in the midst of the severe funding crisis hitting social care the use of Individual Service Funds (ISFs) is at least one possible way forward.

    Article 2016-08-09 13:37:00

  47. Working for Lives of Common Dignity (35)

    Rhonda Galbally, a leading disability activist in Australia, explains how the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) was achieved and describes the challenges ahead.

    Article 2017-01-09 16:44:00

  48. Basic Income or Basic Services (35)

    Dr Simon Duffy reflects on the debate between Barb Jacobson and Anna Coote on the respective merits of UBI or UBS.

    Article 2018-04-17 16:14:00

  49. The Social Role of Friend (35)

    Rules that restrict friendship between staff and people with disabilities are harmful and irrational.

    Article 2023-03-20 13:19:00

  50. Personalised Education (34)

    Personalised education is a widely stated ambition, and some local leaders are making progress, but central systems tend to undermine effective personalisation.

    Article 2011-02-01 12:54:00

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