Rethinking Social Care
We need support that helps us live as full citizens, respecting our individuality and our connections to family and community.
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.
Personal Budgets - A Lived Experience
A report published by Hestia highlighting both the strengths and challenges of holding a Personal Budget.
Data on Social Care in England
Simon Duffy pulls together some of the key data relevant to the Centre's submission to the Parliamentary Inquiry on adult social in England.
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.
Stronger Together - Family Event
Bringing Us Together and Respond hosted a gathering of disabled children and young people, parents and families to listen to their views and experiences on care and support.