Plotting a roadmap for those with complex needs

Local commissioners across the UK now have an opportunity to look beyond mere compliance with the Care Act, Universal Credit or employment programmes and to generate systemic change to address the issues of complex dependency states PCG’s Jenny Pescod and Cathy Anderson.

The US recently took a significant step towards fully embracing independence and employment as the primary goal for disabled individuals, making explicit reference in legislation to: ‘opportunities to seek employment and work in competitive and integrated settings, engage in community life, control personal resources and receive service in the community to the same degree as individuals who do not receive support…’ [More]