In the second of our blog series leading up to the November Direct Payments Summit we hear from Melanie Williams, Corporate Director of Adult Social Care and Health at Nottinghamshire County Council and Vice President of the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS).
Clenton Farquharson, Chair of the TLAP Board, reflects on the paramount value of trust in the foundations of social care and how nurturing trust in care and support can help build a more compassionate and effective social care system.
Isaac Samuels explores the challenges of navigating the complex language used in care and support and why it is necessary to redefine communication to foster empathy, understanding, and personalisation.
In a recent report, the Archbishops’ Commission on Reimagining Care launched its findings on what different people thought care services should be like. TLAP Chair Clenton Farquharson speaks about his involvement in the Commission, and his hopes for collective action.
In this blog Jennifer Pearl, member of Think Local Act Personal’s (TLAP) National Co-production Advisory Group and Expert by Experience for Care Quality Commission shares her thoughts on how co-production can support improvement in equipment provision.