I’ve written and contributed to a wide range of books and publications on person-centred change, health and social care, and social justice; many of which can be purchased online at

The books I’ve written or contributed to are:


9781849054232The Individual Service Funds Handbook: Implementing Personal Budgets in Provider Organisations (2014)
By Helen Sanderson and Robin Miller, Jessica Kingsley Publications




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Making Individual Service Funds Work for People with Dementia Living in Care Homes: How it Works in Practice (2014)
By Helen Sanderson and Gill Bailey with Lisa Martin, Jessica Kingsley Publications




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Person-Centred Teams: A Practical Guide to Delivering Personalisation Through Effective Team-work (2014)
By Helen Sanderson and Mary Beth Lepkowsky, Jessica Kingsley Publications




dementia bookPersonalisation and Dementia: A Guide for Person-Centred Practice (2013)
By Helen Sanderson and Gill Bailey, Jessica Kingsley Publications




personalisation in practicePersonalisation in Practice: Supporting Young People with Disabilities through the Transition to Adulthood (2013)
By Suzie Franklin and Helen Sanderson with a foreword by Nicola Gitsham, Jessica Kingsley Publications




Creating Person-Centred Organisations
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By Stephen Stirk and Helen Sanderson, Jessica Kingsley Publications





productimage-7172371 copyA Practical Guide to Delivering Personalisation – Person-Centred Practice in Health and Social Care
By Helen Sanderson, and Jaimee Lewis, Jessica Kingsley Publications




making it personal for everyone_236x311 copyMaking It Personal – for everyone. From block contracts to Individual Service Funds

By Steve Scown, and Helen Sanderson, HSA Press




gettingajobwithcover-1 copyGetting a Job, Getting a Life and Getting it Right – 6 ways to support young disabled people into work (2011)
By Nicola Gitsham, Helen Sanderson, Linda Jordan, Jamiee Lewis and Freya El Baz, HSA Press




making-it-personal copyMaking It Personal – a provider’s journey from tradition to transformation (2010)
By Steve Scown and Helen Sanderson, HSA Press





in-community-bookcoverwebIn Community (2009)
By Carl Poll, Jo Kennedy and Helen Sanderson, (Eds) HSA Press





celebrating-familiesCelebrating Families (2008)
By Helen Sanderson and Maye Taylor, HSA Press





developing-person-centred-approaches-in-school-bookDeveloping Person-Centred Approaches in Schools (2007)
By Pippa Murray and Helen Sanderson, HSA Press





older people bookPerson-Centred Thinking with Older People (2007)
By Helen Bowers, Gill Bailey, Helen Sanderson, Lorna Easterbrook and Alison Macadam, HSA Press





51gY26sS-uL._SY344_BO1,204,203,200_Person-Centred Practice for Professionals (2007)
By Jeannette Thompson, Jackie Kilbane and Helen Sanderson, Open University Press





Screen Shot 2015-12-14 at 12.50.52Essential Lifestyle Planning for All (2005)
By Michael Smull and Helen Sanderson, HSA Press





418KA159NCL._SX350_BO1,204,203,200_People, Plans and Practicalities (2003)
By Peter Ritchie, Helen Sanderson, Jackie Kilbane, Martin Routledge, SHS Ltd – Edinburgh




Friendship-and-CommunityFriendship and Community (2002)
By Jo Kennedy, Helen Sanderson and Helen Wilson, NWTDT – Whalley




16B003_180_180_REssential Lifestyle Planning: A Handbook for Facilitators (2001)
By Michael Smull and Helen Sanderson, NWTDT – Whalley





31EFH6BVADLPeople, Plans and Possibilities (1999)
By Helen Sanderson, Jo Kennedy, Peter Ritchie and Gill Goodwin, SHS Ltd – Edinburgh







To explore the range of books and publications I’ve worked on, or to buy copies, please visit the HSA Press website at