25 March 2021

Building Blocks of “Better”: Reflections on the 10 principles of Local Area Coordination

The Local Area Coordination Network has released a collection of reflections on the 10 principles of Local Area Coordination. The […]

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23 March 2021

I am valuable even though I’m vulnerable

Althia Barnett, Coproduction Group Member, reflects on our ‘Valuable AND Vulnerable’ project and questions the language of  ‘vulnerability’. When it comes to […]

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18 March 2021

We are so much more

Anna Severwright, Coproduction Group Member and Convenor of Social Care Future, reflects on our ‘Valuable AND Vulnerable’ project and the ‘vulnerable’ narrative […]

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16 March 2021

New beginnings

In January 2019 I moved to the North York Moors to take on the role of Community Connector with Camphill […]

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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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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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18 January 2021

The 10 Principles of Local Area Coordination – conference videos now available

At the end of 2020, a uniquely complex year for humankind, the Local Area Coordination Network wanted to reflect on […]

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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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23 December 2020

Valuable AND Vulnerable… coproduction and unexpected shifts

Our new project with a focus on the positive – working with people who were formally or informally shielded and […]

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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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11 November 2020

Help us SHOUT ‘people are valuable not vulnerable’

Covid has challenged us individually and as a society. Here at Community Catalysts we know that many people, particularly those […]

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