SCIE Report 36: Enabling risk, ensuring safety: Self-directed support and personal budgets
'Many [people] were offered safety at the expense of other qualities of life, such as dignity [and] autonomy – and many said this was a very high price to pay' (Department of Health, 2009)
Three themes emerged from an analysis of the research identified for this report. These relate to where risk identification and management seems to be focused on person-centred practice, including self-directed support and personal budgets:
Click on each heading to see the research relating to this level. They are listed in order of focus and quantity of existing research. The majority of literature identified for this review was about organisations and practitioners, with only a small minority investigating issues for people who use services.