Ageing with Innovation at the heart

By Vic Rayner Silver Pride, Belong Crewe 2018. The debate around who can talk about ‘ageing’ is hotting up! A recent article by the Centre for Ageing Better explored the challenge that ‘millenials’ were experiencing when wanting to work in or discuss older peoples services – including assertions querying ‘why are you talking about it’ … Continue reading Ageing with Innovation at the heart

Exploring the New World: practical insights for funding, commissioning and managing in complexity

By Toby Lowe & Dawn Plimmer How can those who fund, commission and undertake social interventions respond better to the complexity of the real world, and real people’s lives? This is our core question. In 2017, we released a report which outlined a new approach. This report was called: ‘A Whole New World: Funding and … Continue reading Exploring the New World: practical insights for funding, commissioning and managing in complexity

Social Care Futures: Community, Agency Relationship & Personhood

by Jon Hyslop   As I understand it, this blog site is about looking at the opportunities for better social care. In my view we all have a strong genetic and social disposition towards valuing and supporting one another, which may be a suitably optimistic place to start. Most, if not all of us, also … Continue reading Social Care Futures: Community, Agency Relationship & Personhood

Ripples of hope: where next for #socialcarefuture

A better way In the last century our collective investment in the NHS and the wider welfare state helped bring about huge steps forward in the health and wellbeing of our country. Increased life expectancy, including a major reduction in infant mortality, greater prospects of survival into adulthood of children born with impairments and health … Continue reading Ripples of hope: where next for #socialcarefuture