People with intellectual disabilities and their families are showing us what really matters in life.
Basic Tasks for Service Providers
John O'Brien sets out the basic skills service providers need in order to successfully support people who are at risk of social exclusion or devaluation.
Five Basic Tasks
The core competencies of any agency aiming to support people who are at risk social exclusion and devaluation
Five Tasks of Good Support
Good support means helping people connect and be part of their community.
Adam and his Family are in Control
Adam has returned from an out of area placement to take up life as an active citizen.
Keith Achieves Citizenship
Keith has been able to move away from institutional living and achieve real citizenship under his own control.
Don't Monkey with People's Lives
Carl Poll gets to the heart of why the relationship between professionals and citizens can often go so wrong - and what we can do about it.
Citizenship in a Decent Society
Simon Duffy sets out the challenge that treating each other as citizenship sets to a society that aims to be decent
Connection Not Inclusion
Carl Poll explains the subtle but important difference between connecting and including
Much More to Life than Services
Bob Rhodes offers a vision for personalisation in social care that goes beyond the use of social care services and returns us to community and citizenship.
A Fair Start
Pippa Murray makes the case for an integrated Personalised Pathway to enable disabled children and their families to take control of health, education and care funding.
Integration through Personalisation
Only a model which examines the value and role of integration from the perspective of the citizen will begin to bring some much needed clarity into the current system.
Individual Service Design
This paper which describes the process by which we can design personalised support for ourselves or those we care about.