Innovation & Leadership
True leadership is the unseen effort to support leadership in others and help people find their own solutions.
A clear and accessible guide for people with learning disabilities and their allies, written by Kay Mills, to help people form friendships and find love.
Trust Is The Key
Inclusion, based in Glasgow, use Individual Service Funds (ISFs) and Personalised Support but trust is the deeper issue.
Visiting Radio Valo
Radio Valo interviewed Simon Duffy about self-directed support and individual budgets on his visit to Lyhty (home of PKN) near Helsinki.
Relationship Based Care in Action
Susan Harrison describes how she was inspired by an Alaskan model of relationship-based care - called Nuka.
Jo Battersby undertook research in the UK to try and determine the role of government in strengthening communities to deliver social change for people with disabilities.
Abbot's Mill Project
Jo Kidd describes the Abbot's Mill Project, an initiative that combines a commitment to sustainability and social justice.
Simon Duffy talks about how social innovations develop.
Carl's Small Sparks
Carl's Small Sparks is a small grants programme that helps people do new and exciting things in their community.
Travels in Human-Based Development
Pete Richmond sets out what we can learn from Manavodaya a development organisation based in India and the UK, in relation to the idea of personalisation.
Person Centred Planning 'Tools'
Peter Kinsella reviews his time working in human services and examines the negative role of jargon, complexity and bureaucracy in people's lives.
The Community Gateway
The Community Gateway is a social enterprise working to help public services connect to their communities.
The Frugal Innovator
David Towell reviews a new book exploring how frugal innovators are finding radical solutions to pressing challenges using 4 design principles: lean, simple, clean and social.