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Personalisation in Social Care

Personalisation in Social Care


Personalisation has been a significant change in how public services are delivered, and represents a system-wide change that emphasises choice and control for the individual and better engagement with the community and the wider social networks as a way of supporting people. This course is designed for practitioners working within both social care, and health and social care integrated services. It will consider what personalisation is, the vision, principles and background to the transforming social care agenda, and draw upon case study exercises and group activities to assist participants to apply this knowledge to their practice environments.

Aims & Objectives:

Aims & Objectives:

On completion of this course, delegates will be able to:

  • Describe and define personalisation
  • Identify the principles of personalisation
  • Define how their practice can be applied to personalisation
  • Describe a person-centred approach
  • Apply personalisation principles and approaches
  • Describe the principles and benefits of positive risk.

Learning outcomes:

  • An understanding of what personalisation means and the policy context.
  • Considering how personalisation is being translated into practice.
  • An increased awareness of how personalisation can be applied across the range of service user groups.
  • Increased confidence in applying person-centred approaches to service delivery
  • An understanding of how personalisation can impact on social inclusion, risk and safeguarding.

Course Outline:

  • What does personalisation mean?
  • Principles of Personalisation
  • Living your Life' - experiences of people using personal budgets
  • Co-production and partnership - improving outcomes.
  • Personalisation for Social Inclusion & recovery
  • Risk & Safeguarding in Personalisation

The course is delivered as an interactive training session, with taught elements supported by a range of exercises utilised to support learning, these include - DVD clips, group exercises, and case studies.

  • Increased awareness of the personalisation agenda
  • Increased awareness of how choice and control is supported in service delivery
  • Increased awareness of how to engage the wider social network as part of a support plan

Intended For:

Individuals working in health and social care.