Clenton Farquharson MBE, TLAP Chair, wins The Social Care Top 30 award

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We're thrilled to see TLAP Chair Clenton Farquharson has won The Social Care Top 30 run by Care Talk magazine.

Clenton says "I believe it’s essential for people like me who draw on social care to be listened to and able to influence policy. I want my win to create space for our voices to be heard and help people drawing on care and support to be able to live their best lives.  I’m honoured and thrilled to be receiving this award. Anything which drives more awareness of social care in the media is to be welcomed".  

About Clenton

Clenton Farquharson MBE is a disabled person with lived experience of health and social care. Clenton employs his own personal assistant, and looks after his mother’s personal budget.

He is Chair of the Think Local Act Personal, SCIE trustee, a member of the Coalition for Personalised Care, and the Social Care Sector COVID-19 Stakeholder Group. His other roles include being a member of the NHS Assembly, a trustee of the Race Equality Foundation, and an ambassador for Disability Rights UK and Skills for Care. 

He also works as consultant, and coach on inclusion, equality and disability. He is an avid supporter of Birmingham City football club.

Clenton's top blogs

Do we need to treat people differently to provide equality?

What do Stevie Wonder and social care reform have in common?

What sector leaders and care providers can learn from experts by experience and people who are marginalised by society

Social justice and care reform?

Podcast - TLAP's response to Covid-19

Podcast on how to make place based, person-centred health & care a reality

Clenton was voted one of the top 100 wildcards by the Health Service Journal (opens new window)