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- Making It Real - best practice in community care
Posted on: 16/05/2012A recent report released by Think Local, Act Personal (TLAP) details the new parameters suggested for best practice in community care. The new framework, called Making It Real, is designed to assist organisations in making their services appropriately personalised and citizen-led.
- Queen's speech 2012: Draft bill on social care announced
Posted on: 10/05/2012A draft bill on overhauling care and support for elderly and disabled people in England has been announced in the Queen's Speech.
- Paralympian support for the launch of Making it Real
Posted on: 04/05/2012You are invited to join us for the "live" launch of Making it Real: a citizen-led approach to marking progress with personalisation and community-based support. The launch is taking place at the Community Care Live Conference on Thursday 17th May 2012, we are delighted that Paralympic gold medallist and world record holder Danny Crates will be joining us.
- Ten Ways to Stop Bashing - and Start Boosting - Micro-Enterprise
Posted on: 03/05/2012Using real life, anonymous, examples from Shared Lives Plus members, and enterprises supported by Community Catalysts, a new report explores Ten Ways to Stop Bashing - and Start Boosting - Micro-Enterprise the unfortunate blunders some authorities have made and the steps they could take to facilitate more micro-enterprises offering support solutions for older and disabled people.
- Invitation to participate in an exciting new health and social care leadership programme
Posted on: 02/05/2012This national programme, initiated by the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS), will bring together senior leaders from across the country to explore how senior leaders can grow and nurture local social capital in order to build stronger communities and improve health and wellbeing.
- Care and co-production in a crisis - VODG blog
Posted on: 01/05/2012Blog from the Voluntary Organisations Disability Group (VODG) Jessica Agudelo, Certitude community projects co-ordinator.
- Costs of self-directed support in Scotland
Posted on: 01/05/2012A study examining the actual and potential costs, benefits, and impacts of an increase in self-directed support (SDS) in Scotland.
- Health and social care leaders come together to drive improvements in dementia services
Posted on: 01/05/2012The Champion Group aims to deliver on key ambitions set out in the Prime Minister's dementia challenge, it brings together representatives from the health sector, social care, local government and charities. They will be tasked with driving work on the ground to ensure that health and social care services get to grips with improving services for both people with dementia and their carers.
- New TLAP National Self-directed Support Forum launched
Posted on: 27/04/2012Making sure choice and control can work for all, and reviewing the implementation of personal budgets and direct payments is a current concern for those working in adult social care. This week, TLAP launched a new national self-directed support forum to tackle some of the very pressing challenges that are being raised.
- NESTA Neighbourhood Challenge
Posted on: 20/04/2012NESTA's Neighbourhood Challenge project is developing new ways of supporting community-led innovation in order to release creative potential within local communities.