This report sets out a direction for improving the evidence base for personal budgets.
It is a response to the National Audit Office’s report into Personalised Commissioning in Adult Social Care (published in March 2016). The NAO report originally drew attention to the lack of a firm evidence base for understanding the impact of personal budgets. TLAP addressed this ‘evidence challenge’ by working with colleagues from across the care and support sector, including people with lived experience, and experts in research and evaluation. We held a series of roundtables and produced this report.
“TLAP want to gain a better understanding of the current practice of support planning from across the country.