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ISBN 978 0 7559 9247 8 (Web only publication) This document is also available in pdf format (608k) Easy read version (pdf 1.6Mb) One page summary (pdf 17k)
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Responding to the Consultation
Section oneBackground and policy context What do we mean by self-directed support? - Definition Values and principles of self-directed support Why a strategy now?
Section two. The way forward for self-directed supportLeadership Ownership and universal services Health and wellbeing Employment and education Information and advice - supporting individual choice and control
Section three. The role of social careAssessment and minimum information standards Agreeing outcomes Agreeing budgets Direct payments and individual budgets Personal assistant workforce Providers and the social care market Strategic commissioning
Section fourRecognising the importance of self-directed support for specific groups
ConclusionNext steps Delivering change Monitoring and evaluation
Annexes1. Glossary2. Useful resources3. Reference Group membership4. Summary of relevant legislation5. Independent Living Shared Vision
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