Individual Service Funds in England- policy and practice


The ‘individual service fund’ is the English equivalent of a provider- held Option 2 budget where the person... Read More

Relationship Contracting


Relationship Contracting Optimising Project Outcomes–  sets out a useful approach to contracting used in the mining and construction... Read More

The Start SDS Report from LDAS


The Learning Disability Alliance Scotland (LDAS) along with a number of National Carers Organisations: the Coalition Of Carers in... Read More

Choice and Control for All – the role of ISFs in delivering fully personalised support


This report is from Groundswell and highlights the importance of Individual Service Funds (ISFs) in delivering fully individualised... Read More

Top 10 Tips to SDS


In Control have produced this short guide to the duties in the Social Care (self-directed Support) Act and... Read More

Testing out Individual Service Funds and Budget Spend Flexibility


This report is an independent evaluation of the In Control trial of Individual Service Funds (ISFs) in the... Read More

Putting it all together: SDS for Local Authority leaders


On 4th November 2014 P&P ran the annual local authority SDS leads event on behalf of the Scottish... Read More

Putting it All together- posters


Turning Point Scotland SDS Consortium A1 poster a-w Putting it all together- quarriers consortium Putting it all together-... Read More

Graham Ogilvie graphics from Putting it All Together 4th November


Culture eats good intentions for breakfast Family suggestions must be listened to institutionalised thinking. Learning happens all the... Read More

From Providers to Partners- what will it take?


A new report from Collaborate and CCPS explores the change in relationships needed  to radically improve the way... Read More