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Routes for social and health care: A simulation exercise

 

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Routes for social and health care: A simulation exercise

Routes for social and health care: A simulation exercise focuses on Crafton – a hypothetical metropolitan borough in central England – and sets up a number of routes to managing change.

During the simulation two contrasting viewpoints emerged. One group took a strongly managerial perspective that recognised the need for immediate decisions to reduce expenditure, while putting in place the conditions for a radical transformation in the way that people receive care and support in the longer term. The other group took a more ‘devolutionist’ approach, arguing that the financial challenges across health, social care and housing could not be managed through a top-down approach; they proposed a radical acceleration of personalisation and community engagement. More ……..