Support Brokerage Training

Who is Support Brokerage training for?

  • Individuals who want to self-direct their own support
  • Family members who want to be involved in self-directing the support of a relative
  • Anyone providing information, advice or guidance within a health and social care context
  • Anyone involved in developing support plans
  • Individuals working in Direct Payment or Personal Health Budget teams
  • Individuals working in Self Directed Support teams
  • Health & Social Care provider organisations
  • Social Care & Health professionals with an interest or involvement in personalisation

Support Brokerage Training Content

  • The historical development of Self Directed Support
  • Support Brokerage training explores the values and approaches relating to ‘Personalisation’ and Self Directed Support
  • An introduction to the legal frameworks relevant to Self Directed Support
  • The difference between Support Brokerage, Advocacy, Social Work and Care Management
  • The practical skills needed to support someone to access a Personal Budget, Personal Health Budget and a Direct Payment
  • An in depth introduction to Individual Service Funds and the practically functionality associated with them
  • Techniques and approaches valuable to creating a Person Centred Plan, Community Mapping and Person Centred Support Plan and as a learner you will have the opportunity to develop a Support Plan
  • We will go into the detail of creating a budget for a plan and how to present this in a Support Plan
  • Contingency planning and addressing risk in a person centred and positive way

(Non Accredited and Accredited options available)

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The Trainers 

The course is delivered by skilled trainers and experienced practitioners of Support Brokerage who will provide an engaging and informative learning experience, drawing on their own personal experience of providing Support Brokerage and their up to date knowledge in the developments of Self Directed Support.

We are able to offer the Support Brokerage training as;

A commissioned programme – an organisation, provider or local authority can commission the delivery of the training for a local area.

An annual programme  – set training dates for people to book places.

Online – portions of the training content are available as e learning

Bookings & Enquiries

Telephone: 01422 363817

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