Rethinking Social Care
We need support that helps us live as full citizens, respecting our individuality and our connections to family and community.
Citizenship and Community
Rowena Hallé shares Jim's story, arguing that we must support every person to share their gifts and value everyone as equal citizens.
What's Wrong with CQC?
John Burton explains why the Care Quality Commission (CQC) is unable to effectively safeguard standards for adult social care.
Practical Social Work is Personalised
Hanne-Maria Leppäranta demonstrates the powerful impact of personalisation on the practical day-to-day work of a social worker.
Unfinished Business: Women Men Work Family
Maria Lyons reviews a book which explores the celebrates caregiving as an essential role for men and women.
Working for Lives of Common Dignity
Rhonda Galbally, a leading disability activist in Australia, explains how the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) was achieved and describes the challenges ahead.
Claire Bates is starting a campaign to share what people with disabilities think makes for both good and poor support around relationships.
How Does It Feel To Be Assessed?
Chris Akers explores how it feels for people with physical disabilities to be assessed for receipt of benefits.
Citizenship: A Guide for Providers of Support
Sam Sly and Bob Tindall have written a new guide for providers of support working to develop true citizenship for all.
Beyond Efficiency: Care and the Commons
Thomas Allan argues that respect for the Commons is critical to rethinking our approach to social care and the welfare state.
Legal Literacy in Adult Social Care
Belinda Schwehr, a leading expert in social care law, explores the declining standards in legal literacy which are undermining good practice in adult social care in England.
Social Care Reform - The Way Forward
Simon Duffy outlines a more radical path for social care reform and a basis for campaigning against the injustice of the current UK Government's cuts to social care.
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.