News Headlines

  • Up Close and Personal event in Birmingham
    Posted on: 25/05/2016
    There are still barriers for people with mental health to access personalised support. As a way of combatting these barriers, we hosted "Up close and personal": How mental health services can work together to provide person-centred support, on 19 May at Birmingham City Football Club.
  • Partners in Policymaking celebrate 20 years
    Posted on: 29/04/2016
    Long-time providers of leadership training Partners in Policymaking celebrated their 20th anniversary on Thursday 27 April.
  • New Co-production Adviser joins TLAP
    Posted on: 05/04/2016
    Debbie Turnbull has joined TLAP as the new Co-production Advisor.
  • Changing the culture of social work
    Posted on: 18/03/2016
    Social workers need to be supported to change their working culture to focus on wellbeing, early intervention and prevention. This support must occur if social workers are to improve lives of people in adult social care and deliver sector efficiencies, according to a new paper published today by the Think Local Act Personal Partnership.
  • Supporting people in Derby to 'get a life, not a service' and providing 400% 'social return on investment'
    Posted on: 01/03/2016
    "We met over a cup of coffee. Bit by bit Sally has helped me become more confident and assertive." Jane, who has benefitted from the scheme.Derby City Council are supporting residents to be less reliant on traditional services and looking at providing community-based solutions to their problems. The council has found that Local Area Coordination (LAC) means that £4 of social value is created for every £1 invested.
  • Making it Real for Supported Housing: Call for case studies
    Posted on: 25/02/2016
    Sitra, on behalf of the Think Local Act Personal Partnership (TLAP), is producing a guide to Making it Real for commissioners and providers of Supported Housing.
  • Local early action: how to make it happen
    Posted on: 11/02/2016
    Southwark and Lambeth Health and Wellbeing Boards have committed to making prevention and early action "the new normal" in a new initiative.
  • Why can't we utilise more the talents people have?
    Posted on: 10/02/2016
    Lucie Stephens from the New Economics Foundation presentation at December's Building Community Capacity Network on the importance of arts and culture to our wellbeing, was both moved and inspiring.
  • The Revolution will be improvised (Part II) and The Difference that makes the Difference: Local Government Association
    Posted on: 03/02/2016
    It is widely known that senior leadership is critical to embedding transformation, but moving from vision to practice also requires a system leadership approach.
  • Collaborative Healthcare guide launched
    Posted on: 04/01/2016
    Inclusive Change, the national partnership set up to help people "live good lives in good places" alongside TLAP and other partners, have launched a report, Collaborative Healthcare, showing how small-scale community projects are already delivering major health benefits and savings in communities across the UK.