Clenton Farquharson MBE, TLAP Chair, nominated as a finalist in The Social Care Top 30

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We're thrilled to see TLAP Chair Clenton Farquharson is nominated as a finalist in The Social Care Top 30.

Cast your vote for Clenton (opens new window) before 30th September

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 nomination 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. As far as I know, I’m the only person with lived experience to appear on this list of sector leaders, so I’m honoured and thrilled to be nominated with them. 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.

Vote for Clenton here. (opens new window)

TLAP Chair @clentonF has been nominated for The Care Talks National Leaders in Social Care - show your support and vote before 30th September!

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)