Presentation on theme: "Yorkshire and Humber Personal Budget Event Elaine Baulcombe (Service Manager - SEND) & Andrew Mahoney (Lead for SEND and Personalisation Children's Transformation)"— Presentation transcript:
Yorkshire and Humber Personal Budget Event Elaine Baulcombe (Service Manager - SEND) & Andrew Mahoney (Lead for SEND and Personalisation Children's Transformation) 9 th December 2015
Confident Place, Confident People. Wigan in Context Part of the SEN:D Pathfinder Joint posts and an integrated commissioning team Shared set of strategic objectives Service integration is part of organisational culture Jointly delivered commissioning activities Established funding streams
Confident Place, Confident People. Personal Budgets in Wigan Integrated EHC pathway –Outcome focused –Person centred planning EHC Panel to agree EHC plans and Personal Budgets (where relevant) – joint commissioning. Reps on the EHC panel include the LA & CCG Commissioners & Community Trust, Schools, Education Psychologists, DMO and other Providers (CAMHs) Testing the system (twin track approach) Developing the infrastructure for Personal Budgets Parental engagement
Confident Place, Confident People. Our Offer and Policy Personal Budgets policy on the Local Offer Continue to develop and improve the policy (Health) Includes; –Requesting a Personal Budget –The system for determining a Personal Budget (RIQ) –Personal Budget Pathway –Mechanisms for delivering a Personal Budget –Dedicated section on direct payments –Monitoring and Review Personal Budget Leaflet
Confident Place, Confident People. The Pathway An integrated assessment and person centred single EHC planning process is followed. The family are supported by a key worker to do this. The personal budget is contributed to from three aligned budgets: education, health and social care A ‘plan co-ordination’ function (previously the SEN Officer role) brings together the single EHC Plan utilising any personal budget as a single budget around the child/young person and their family. Child A’s personal budget funds 1:1 support at school – managed and employed by school but able to work at Child A’s home if child is ill. The personal assistants employed by the family are able to assist with increased participation in local activities and opportunities. Training for personal assistants is provided by the local health services. The family, the broker and the services have all expressed their satisfaction and appreciation for the outcome.
Confident Place, Confident People. PHB’s – Continence & Wheelchairs testing Some examples of testing we have done with health. Still not got a holistic set offer, but testing out individual requests to help build this up. –Family wanted alternative continence products –Worked with the family to plan their needs –Unit cost products, and built cost into a Personal Budget –Used the Personal Budget to procure the products they wanted –Gave the family Choice & Control
Confident Place, Confident People. Resource Allocation Development (RIQ) Initial RIQ tested with family's Realised wasn’t fit for purpose – a lot of duplication In March 2014 – Designed a new RIQ, now a model of good practice from In-Control In November/December 2014 – consistency training Final product launched in January 2015 – start a 12 month testing period, and will be used to –gain parental views, –build a robust system –ensure fit for purpose During testing will use existing mechanisms
Confident Place, Confident People. Engagement with Schools Schools involved in the pathfinder since 2011 ‘Higher Expectations For All’ – on Local Offer Education Testing; starting to work with schools to look at how education funding can be used differently. Develop an Education Personal Budget 2 pilots – 1 in a special school, 1 in a mainstream school –Develop idea’s (Therapy’s, PA’s) –Schools will drive the work, but we will support and facilitate –Create a sustainable model that can be used wider and with other education establishments
Confident Place, Confident People. Personal Budgets - Meet Tom
Confident Place, Confident People. Tom Barrow - PB Case Study As part of the pathfinder a PB was offered to Tom to test whether his outcomes could be met more efficiently by an integrated and personalised approach. Funding was identified from social care, element 3 schools funding and the CC budget. Tom and his family were then supported by an independent broker who produced a Support Plan showing how the money would meet Tom’s outcomes As part of the supporting planning the broker did a: PATH (planning alternative futures with Hope) which is a planning tool, Circle of Support, Support Plan and an Essential Lifestyle Plan.
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Confident Place, Confident People. Tom in the Wigan 10k
Confident Place, Confident People. Wigan Now and moving forward? New programme of work strategically planned Across 6 key work streams and delivery groups SEND Project team in place w/Project plan Representation across the LA and CCG on sub groups Governance feeds into the ‘SEND Reforms strategic group’. Continue to improve ‘awareness’ with all stakeholders and partners. Parent Participation Group involved in every sub group to continue co-production