Asset-based areas require all of their activities and services to contribute to building people’s resilience and social connections.
Investing in prevention, early intervention and community capacity building is a central feature of Asset-based Areas rather than a ’nice to have’ one.
Asset-Based Areas actively relocate power to their citizens. They see their role as working with, not for, people; and bring individuals and groups together.
Building an Asset-Based Area starts with the development and maintenance of a living map of its assets.
When it comes to developing an Asset-Based Area no one is ever starting from scratch. Read How-to create an asset-based area part three.
This report challenges national assumptions around what and how social care can deliver.
The focus of personalisation has been on supporting people in community settings, more needs to done to support people who are working to make personalisation happen in care homes for older people.
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