There may be a ‘crisis in care’ but communities are showing how to tackle it

By Rhys Davies When I sat for the early screening of BBC Panorama’s “Crisis in Care” two-part documentary I have to admit to being more than a little nervous. For 10 months BBC reporter Alison Holt and crew were given permission to film all aspects of Somerset’s strained care system. As the coordinator of the … Continue reading There may be a ‘crisis in care’ but communities are showing how to tackle it

Networked!

By Karyn Kirkpatrick, Keyring KeyRing is a Crowd funder! Well, we have always been sharers and keen to support new ventures for our Members and the wider community, but this is a bit different. Last month KeyRing Trustees committed £15k of our reserves to #Social Care Future to tell a different story about social care … Continue reading Networked!

A better social care future really matters for people living with cancer

By Fiona Flowers Community Settings Specialist Advisor - Macmillan Some people reading this may be surprised as to Macmillan’s presence within the #socialcarefuture movement, as when people think of Macmillan you may think “nurses” and most commonly “health” But cancer does not just affect a person’s physical health. It can turn their whole life upside … Continue reading A better social care future really matters for people living with cancer

Has the current model of adult social care reached its sell-by date?

Intervention by Martin Routledge at the ADASS Spring Conference 2019 We are debating the question “Has the current model of adult social care reached its sell by date”? I’d be very surprised if anyone here thinks that our current model is anything like the end of history. So the key questions are what do we … Continue reading Has the current model of adult social care reached its sell-by date?