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Personalisation and the role of the social worker

Macintyre, Gillian and MacKay, Duncan (2011) Personalisation and the role of the social worker. In: Early Professional Development for Social Workers. Venture Press. ISBN 9781861780843

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Personalisation is having a significant impact on the roles of social care professionals, particularly those employed within council adult social care team, including social workers. The core functions of care management - assessing service users, drawing up a care plan and purchasing services to meet needs - are all transformed through personal budgets.