This document is for the person, those important to them, practitioners and organisations involved in supporting advance care planning conversations and honouring their outcomes.
Think Local Act Personal and the Local Government Association look at how direct payment recipients and council staff can best be supported to maximise control over care and support while also meeting the core legal and financial obligations of councils.
Dr Lucy Series is a Wellcome senior research fellow and lecturer in law. In this guest blog she explores the differences between care in a home or institutional setting, identifying significant implications for personalised care.
The Centre for Perioperative Care's information on Shared Decision Making sets out the concept, evidence and ways of integrating the practice of Shared Decision Making into personalised care.
As a young person Meg Lewis experienced a traumatic childhood. She spent many years in and out of hospital, ending with a lengthy, four-and-a-half-year stay at a specialist mental health unit. She shares her story after receiving support from Shared Lives.