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Personalisation means everything to do with making services and supports personal to the individual and their family. Some people use the term just to mean direct payments for social care or health care. Personalisation can be expressed through direct payments, but that is just one way. Personalisation also includes:

  • making sure the services everyone uses are accessible to all
  • helping communities to accept people with difference needs and preferences
  • helping individuals and families to build up their informal networks of support
  • changing the way health and social care services work so they offer truly person-centred and family-centred support instead of ‘one size fits all’.

At a Glance PERSONALISATION Briefings

Organisation: Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE)
Type of Resource: Briefings
Date of Publication:
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Tags: Getting Support, Money Matters, Social Care, Scie
What's it about and who is it for?
SCIE has published useful summaries to help you understand as quickly and easily as possible the important messages and practical advice in SCIE's guides. There are several useful guides, but the latest is Personalisation briefing: Implications for carers.
Weblink: At a glance PERSONALISATION briefing
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