2 March 2021

A ‘larger us’ or ‘them and us’?

Neil Crowther, co-convener of the #socialcarefuture movement, offers a personal reflection on the recent ‘valuableandvulnerable’ campaign and suggests that from […]

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19 February 2021

Podcast series: ‘Changing it up’ – Ep 5 with Sian Lockwood

We’re following on our podcast series ‘Changing it up’ where hosts Nick Sinclair and Clenton Farquharson chat with people from […]

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11 February 2021

Valuable and Vulnerable – we want your help

Everyone is vulnerable and everyone is valuable, but we think this is currently getting forgotten. On the 16th February we […]

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5 February 2021

Valuable Stories

Over the past year many people have been shielding from Covid-19. Some people’s doctors told them to shield. Many people […]

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14 January 2021

What’s in a day – does Covid offer a once in a generation chance to rethink day support?

For decades people with a learning disability have shouted loud and proud that they want what should be unremarkable from […]

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1 December 2020

Thinking back ….and planning ahead………..

It was nearly 12 years ago to the day when Angela Catley and I, with a colleague from Shared Lives […]

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30 November 2020

Strengthening local economies and creating choice

In our latest blog Sian Lockwood, Community Catalysts reflects on how, despite Covid, community enterprises have continued to flourish, strengthening […]

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19 November 2020

Podcast series: ‘Changing it up’ – Ep 4 with Rita Goodhead, Angela Gault and Natalie Scarlett

We’re following on our podcast series ‘Changing it up’ where hosts Nick Sinclair and Clenton Farquharson chat with people from […]

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27 October 2020

The power of small

A few weeks ago, I saw this fascinating chart from Skills for Care and I have to say it blew […]

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6 October 2020

Podcast series: ‘Changing it up’ – Ep 3 with Prof Donna Hall

We’re following on our podcast series ‘Changing it up’ where hosts Nick Sinclair and Clenton Farquharson chat with people from […]

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8 September 2020

Podcast series: ‘Changing it up’ – Ep 2 with Sarah Bedford

We’re following on our podcast series ‘Changing it up’ where hosts Nick Sinclair and Clenton Farquharson chat with people from […]

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20 August 2020

New podcast series: ‘Changing it up’ – Ep 1 with Pip Cannons

In our new podcast series ‘Changing it up’, hosts Nick Sinclair and Clenton Farquharson chat with people from across the […]

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