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Social Care Future and re-framing the narrative

Neil Crowther explains what Social Care Future is and his work to shift the public narrative on social care away from one that is crisis driven and paternalistic.  Listen to him being interviewed by Sara Zmertych, TLAP Comms Manger in this short mp3 podcast on Social Care Future and re-framing the narrative

Pirates on bikes will help wellbeing, not time and task

“There’s a tension between the need of the council to manage its budget and the well-being of the citizen. So, are the menu choices for personal budgets in need of a Gordon Ramsay style make-over?”

Rob Price, from Shropshire Council blogs about a TLAP visioning session with its invitation to think differently about direct payments - a method likened to thinking like a pirate. 

Imagineer Development UK CIC are in the rainbow of innovative providers

When working alongside people Imagineer invest time and energy in really listening to that person’s story, and putting them in the driving seat. Find out more about Imagineer and their model of independent support brokerage in the Innovations in community-centred support directory.  You can submit your own innovation to be included in the directory.  

Royal Borough of Kingston have committed to Making it Real

“TLAP's We statements are incorporated into some of our contract monitoring for adult social care services, so that the key performance indicators are aligned with the Making It Real Standards. We plan to roll this out with all of our contract monitoring”.

Find out what else the Kingston council is planning to do to Make it Real. Get involved with  Making it Real - how to do personalised care and support. 

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