Useful Documents

Programme Key Documents

Draft Making it Real in Dudley Blue Print May 2013

MIRID Action Plan October 2012 (pdf file)

Programme Structure (pdf file) Making it Real in Dudley April 2013

Making Engagement Real – Great British Care ShowAndrea Pope Smith, Director of Adult, Community and Housing Services

Glossary of terms/Jargon buster (pdf file) Making it Real in Dudley updated July 2013

Making it Real in Dudley Board highlight report 8/4/2013 (pdf file)

National documents

Making it Real for Young Carers – new report 5 September 2013
TLAP launched Making it Real for Young Carers; the report has been coproduced by young carers and written in their own words.

Making it Real for Carers TLAP, ADASS, Carers Trust May 2013

Making it Real for People with Dementia TLAP May 2013

Making it Real  Marking Progress Towards Personalised Support TLAP 2012

Think Local Act Personal Cross-Sector Agreement Towards Personalised Care and Support January 2011

Prime Ministers Challenge on Dementia published by the Department of Health 15 May 2013


Unwinding the red tape of personal budgets TLAP September 2013
Think Local Act Personal (TLAP) has launched online materials showing how 22 councils from across England are trying to unwind the red tape so people can better access personal budgets to manage their care and support. TLAP worked with Sitra and Disability Rights UK on the case studies and summary reports to find out where councils are taking practical steps to improve people’s experiences of accessing personal budgets and direct payments.
Self-Directed Support: Reducing process, increasing choice and control
Trust is the key: Increasing the take-up of direct payments
Reducing Process Case Studies
Direct Payments Case Studies

Partner Documents

Living Life Now final report Dudley Advocacy 2013

Using Assistive Technology to Support Personalisation in Social Care VODG and National Care Forum April 2013