About care models

The IPC programme aims to involve individuals and their carers and families more in shaping care and support, so it is designed around their personal needs and circumstances.

With the right support, individuals with significant health and care needs are often better placed than formal services to integrated their own care.

This means using person-centred approaches and care planning and independent advocacy, peer support and brokerages services.

People will be able to take as much control as they want, including an integrated personal budget using health and social care money if they will benefit.

Care planning is based on strengths and preferences of individuals, instead of a service offer driven by the care system.

Where people take up a personal budgets, this can be managed by the council, the NHS or by a third party provider, or by the person themselves through a direct payment.

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