We need to radically reduce our use of prisons and work to prevent crime in our local communities.
Longcare Survivors - The Biography of a Care Scandal
John Pring's powerful account of institutional abuse, its history and its long-term effects.
Local Area Coordination Evaluation Report
This report outlines early outcomes, lessons and opportunities from the first evaluation of Local Area Coordination in England.
New Script for Social Work
Personalisation and the best use of social work skills demands a new script to replace the broken system of care management.
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.
But I Don't Want Eldercare!
Terry Lynch's ground-breaking book explains how you can help your parents to stay as strong as they can, as long as they can.
Safety for Citizens
Simon Duffy explores the relationship between safeguarding and personalisation and the risks that come from institutionalisation.
Decision-Making in Health
When our life is threatened and real expertise offers us some possibility of extending or improving our life then it makes sense to share control with appropriate professionals.
It is sometimes useful to have a plan and sometimes local bodies may seek to confirm the competence of people with Individual Budgets by reviewing plans.
Keep the Flame Burning
A brilliant summary of the important insights of Terry Lynch into ageing.
Plans should be personal - and they should integrate care, support, education or whatever else people need to plan for.