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- Provider Workshops - Building Community Capacity
TLAP are delighted to invite you to one of two workshops for providers on Building Community Capacity taking place on: 4 July 2013, in the North West, venue tbc, 10am - 4pm 26 September, London, venue tbc, 10am - 4pm The aims of the workshop are: To raise awareness of the importance of building community capacity and share the business case for such an approach, including evidence and best practice. To share and disseminate the tools and materials that have been produced by TLAP to help organisations build community capacity.
- Making it Real for Carers
Making it Real for Carers explores what each Making it Real theme means to carers and what this might look like in practice. It has been coproduced with carers and organisations including the Carers Trust and ADASS following a series of workshops across England.
- Making it Real for People with Dementia
Making it Real for People with Dementia has been developed to provide help and advice on how Making it Real can work in practice for people living with dementia, their families and carers. The work was developed with a cross-sector steering group of experts including carers and people with care and support needs, and representatives from over 20 organisations including My Home Life, UKHCA, Skills for Care, Dementia Action Alliance, Alzheimer's Society and older people's leads in councils.
- Whose Shoes?® - Making It Real
Whose Shoes?® - Making It Real was created by Gill Phillips based on a previous board game version which helps people understand and engage with the personalisation agenda. It helps participants work across boundaries and co-produce imaginative, local solutions.
- Leadership of Empowered and Healthy Communities programme
Following the outstanding success of last year's programme we are delighted to announce that we will be running a second cohort of the acclaimed Leadership of Empowered and Health Communities programme. The innovative programme explores how senior leaders can grow and nurture local social capital in order to build stronger communities and improve health and wellbeing.
- West Midlands Personalisation Network 2012 Annual Conference: Getting to the Good Stuff
Annual Conference - Friday 22nd June 2012An interesting event was attended by delegates who received a mix of keynote addresses, and took part in breakout sessions and practical workshops around the central theme of problem solving. Speakers with personal experience of using transformed services together with professionals from a range of public and private sector, and community organisations described how they have responded to the transformational challenge.
- Budgets and Beyond
The New Economics Foundation (nef) has published three briefings for the Budgets and Beyond project, supported by the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) and the Think Local Act Personal Partnership (TLAP). These briefings outline the findings and recommendations from an eighteen month qualitative research project - undertaken in partnership by Skillnet Group, CIC, Community Catalysts, the Coalition for Independent Living and Tricia Nicoll - designed to explore people's experiences of social care, personalisation and co-production.
- Skills for Care - Empowering Communities: Community skills development and neighbourhood workforce planning programme reports
In 2011, Skills for Care launched an innovative programme on community skills development and workforce planning. The programme sought to promote the development of individual and community assets, and social capital - and to explore the contribution of a skills-led approach building on some tools and templates designed for local application.
- Building Community Capacity: Evidence, efficiency and cost-effectiveness
This paper briefly draws together some of the evidence that Think Local Act Personal is aware of that contributes to demonstrating better outcomes, or in some cases, the financial benefits of nurturing stronger communities. There are some fundamental lessons to learn about the health-preserving effects of good social networks, connected communities, the value of peer support and the multiplicity of outcomes well beyond social care that can be improved by working with local people in a co-productive way.
- NDTi Commissioning for Community Inclusion
This report, published by the National Development Team for Inclusion (NDTi), shows how Commissioners can help make sure that services help people to live good lives in their communities.