Children's Health & Social Care

Formulate provides a strengths-based approach to estimating accurate personal budgets for children and young people across Health & Social Care.

Formulate gives us an evidence-based and consistent way across the service of coming up with an indicative budget. It also allows us to have a really sensible conversation with families about how a support plan might be developed to meet their child's needs with the outcomes they want.

Strategic Commissioner - Children and Young People

Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council

Key benefits

  • Co-produced with health and social care practitioners.
  • Offers an evidence-based and defensible approach to budgeting.
  • Supports integrated working across health and social care.
  • Fast form completion as questions only appear if they're relevant.
  • Easily explore and report on your budgets and population.
  • Compatible with leading social care IT systems.

Formulate supports practitioners with their professional decision making. It's enabled resources to be spread fairly across the system and is a great way to ensure the package a child or young person is receiving meets their needs now and in the future.

Commissioning Officer - Children and Young People

Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council

Case Study

Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council introduces a new approach to calculating personal budgets for children and young people.

Children's Services at Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council has launched a new and innovative approach to calculating personal budgets for children and young people with disabilities in Solihull.