Person centred commissioning for better lives: Rochdale’s developing story

Posted on 8th September, 2019

Commissioning Live offers people with complex learning disabilities and autism more control over the care they receive.

The council has found that traditional support arrangements don’t work or can easily break down which leads to crisis and far-from-perfect outcomes for people.

In response, we are providing support in a more bespoke way to ensure people are not limited to a one-size-fits-all format.

The approach focuses on allowing the person to stay at home and creating plans that support long term sustainability.

In practical terms it is about enabling clients and the family to identify what specialist resources they need to live the lives that they want and providing direct and immediate involvement from professionals and providers to co-design a plan to achieve their goal.

Read more: Person Centred Commissioning – Rochdale