Innovation & Leadership
True leadership is the unseen effort to support leadership in others and help people find their own solutions.
Evaluation of Wee Enterprizers Project
This evaluation of the Wee Enterprizers Project describes what was learned as people began to explore using self-directed support as a step into business life.
How the Eight Steps Help
Pete Richmond explored, with colleagues on Tyneside, how Manavodaya's Eight Steps of Action help to promote appropriate facilitation
Small Sparks Grants Programme
Bob Rhodes outlines how Small Sparks grants can work at the level of the parish as he sets out the framework published by Ruspidge and Soudley Parish Council.
Complex Needs Learning History
John O'Brien shares the perspectives of leading practitioners in personalised support from the New York State Learning Institute.
Should All Doctors be Resuscitators?
David Zigmond asks whether there are not costs to setting arbitrary standards for health and safety regardless of context.
When is Compliance Necessary for Public Safety?
David Zigmond explores how regulation, disconnected from people's real experience and evidence of impact, can undermine valuable social assets.
The Future of the Professions
Robin Jackson reviews The Future of the Professions: How technology will transform the work of human experts.
A Review of Social Role Valorisation (SRV)
Nan Carle explores the blessings and problems created by normalisation and Social Role Valorisation as a framework for values in disability support.
Nan Carle sets out 8 Strategies for Managing Cynicism as a Leader of Inclusion.
The Rise of the Robots
Robin Jackson urges everyone with an interest in achieving welfare reform to read Martin Ford's book and consider the important issues it raises.
Why are they closing our home?
John Burton describes how changes in the regulatory regime are forcing the closure of genuinely human homes where people live together as friends.
Can ISFs Save Domiciliary Care?
Martin Walker of TLAP suggests that in the midst of the severe funding crisis hitting social care the use of Individual Service Funds (ISFs) is at least one possible way forward.