Open letter from "extremist" organisations
Open letter from Campaign et al.
Open letter from Campaign et al.
The latest book by Dr Simon Duffy, Director of The Centre for Welfare Reform, is now available to buy.
A new practical guide to support published.
New initiative to increase the supply of housing for people with learning disabilities from the Housing and Support Alliance.
SWSC Media are hosting a Twitter debate on Stand Up Social Work.
We remember the great pioneer and innovator Carl Poll.
Alicia Wood on residential care
Jon Glasby on social care funding
The OU is looking for researchers to work with them on a European Funded project to look at the history of people with learning difficulties.
Public Meeting - Saving Civil Legal Aid and Judicial Review - briefing meeting for NGOs
A Finnish perspective on the state of the welfare state in the UK today.
All in this Together deliver open letter to Welsh government in support of co-production
Article by Simon Duffy on Huffington Post UK on the severity of the cuts to social care.
Learning Disability Today regional exhibition and conference in Sheffield 14 May.
Launch of NCIA Inquiry into voluntary services on 10 May in London.
New research from Sheffield Hallam University on the impact of welfare reform across Britain.
The Centre has published two major reports on the progress of disability funding reform and self-directed support in Australia.
The Centre is hosting a seminar in Doncaster to explore the future of social work.
A public meeting hosted by Sheffield Equality Group on cuts to social care and support.
No Going Back documents the experiences of people who lived and worked at Prudhoe Hospital in County Durham.
Effect of the crisis on people with disabiiities to be debated in European Parliament on 12 March.
New report: A Fair Society? - how the cuts target disabled people
Simon Duffy has written a blog post on the Huffington Post UK website about the proposed Welfare Cash Card.
Chris Yapp and Chris Howells outline their concept of Community Sourcing, strengthening rather than hollowing out communities
Members of Pats Petition meeting Liam Byrne MP February 6.
The Centre for Welfare Reform, in partnership with Relative Matters, are hosting a day of reflection on innovation for older people and future policy direction.
Campaign group calls for government to go ‘back to the drawing board’ as new report analyses impact of unexpected disability benefit changes
A Post-Winterbourne opportunity to identify positive, outcome focussed alternatives to expensive, out of area placements and assessment and treatment units.
A commission on disability hate crime established.
Government reduces mobility for disabled people.
Pat's Petition Debate in House of Commons in January 2013.
Personal Health Budgets evaluation report published
Speaking for us? Don't let them get away with it - sign our letter!
New UK Chair for Campaign for a Fair Society
The over-regulation of the national disability insurance scheme could lead to the duplication of services and a blowout in costs without major improvements to the lives of…
Anticipating the publication of Professor Harrington’s third (and, for him, final) annual review of the Work Capability Assessment, the WeAreSpartacus group have…
Partners for Inclusion Conference - Changing the Face of Services for Good
A new vision is needed
Choice Support improves night-time support and reduces costs by providing more personalised support through use of ISFs.
An event with Social Work Action Network (SWAN) and the Department of Social Work, Social Care and Community Studies at Sheffield Hallam University.