Innovative learning – New personalisation case studies

12/09/2013 Personalisation

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Over the past two years, Skills for Care’s Innovation Fund has supported a number of projects aimed at people who employ their own care and support staff and personal assistants (PAs). The learning from these projects is now available from a series of new case studies.

  • Suffolk Brokerage overcame the challenges of engaging with individuals who did not see themselves as employers
  • Liverpool Personal Service Society led consultations to identify what people wanted from their PAs, with personal qualities and values emerging as particularly important
  • The Dudley Centre for Inclusive Living developed an empowering approach for individuals, resulting in training designed by disabled people for disabled people
  • CareMatch developed a contact database with the ultimate aim of developing a community based service to ensure social inclusion and improve support for both people with disabilities and those supporting them
  • Ruils created five short films looking at areas of training for PAs. The films can be freely accessed online via a link in the case study.

Click here to access all of the case studies.

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