The days of thinking about ‘service users’ as the passive recipients of care who should be grateful for others’ beneficence are long gone.
Autistic adults are too often left behind and current research does not provide long-term solutions.
The care sector had to adjust in real time on the front lines of the pandemic to using technology well.
The value of skills-based volunteering programmes to business, society and individuals.
Building a better, more diverse and inclusive care sector for the future
Delivering a positive legacy from the COVID-19 pandemic for the social care sector.
Why the care sector needs to care for its employees
I have written before about my personal experience of the social care sector in connection with my mother’s dementia and the incredible care that she has been given by care staff. After three years as CEO of the CareTech Foundation and also as a trustee of the brilliant Field Lane Foundation charity, I have been lucky enough to learn so much […]
In every village, town and city, 1.6 million amazing individuals are looking after the most vulnerable members of our community. The importance of this statement has never been more significant than it is today, as the country faces the greatest public health crisis in our lifetimes as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. We are, […]
Standing on the steps of Downing Street, Boris Johnson promised to solve the social care crisis. He has made clear that he intends to ensure no one need sell their home in order to pay for their care. To date, however, these bold and important commitments are yet to be underpinned by detail on how […]