Policies of Personalisation in Norway and England: On the impact of political context
This blog at the "Cambridge Journals Blog" is based on an article by Karen Christensen and Doria Pilling from Journal of Social Policy
Independence has become one of the Western world’s central ideas. In the long-term care sector in Norway and England this idea is translated into the policies termed personalisation. These policies aim at giving older and disabled people more choice and control; and central to this aim is the welfare scheme which is internationally known as the cash-for-care scheme.