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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13 January 2021

An amazing journey in Thurrock- ending in a service award in 2020!

I first met Les Billingham back in 2014 when he was Assistant Director of Adult Social Care and Community Development […]

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5 January 2021

New Social Leaders – A unique leadership development opportunity and growing movement for change

A Covid Challenge As the pandemic unfolded our ‘social sector leaders’ (and by that we mean those managing and leading […]

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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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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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18 November 2020

Local Area Coordination conference 2020

Hear unique perspectives on the 10 principles that guide Local Area Coordination and how they can help bring about positive […]

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17 November 2020

Making a difference

Passionate people making a positive difference – creative ways to approach health and care We were pleased to see so […]

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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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3 November 2020

The Buzz – 6 months on and over 100 activities!

Back in May, at the start of the Covid lockdown, we launched The Buzz as a way to help support […]

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