Celebration and optimism at #socialcarefuture

By John Popham On 14th and 15th November I was privileged to be part of Social Care Future, providing live video streaming as well as recorded video for later use. Social Care Future, held in Manchester, was an optimistic and celebratory event aiming to change the debate on social care, present options for alternative delivery … Continue reading Celebration and optimism at #socialcarefuture

Fit-for-purpose adult social care provision is achievable if we embrace a new positive vision

By Joel Charles, Director of Government Relations and Impact, Future Care Capital Winter has arrived. Health and social care professionals plan all year round for the impact of winter pressures on the NHS and the knock-on challenges of ensuring care packages are in place to meet the needs of specific groups of older patients before … Continue reading Fit-for-purpose adult social care provision is achievable if we embrace a new positive vision

You Know Those Big Drawings People Do At Workshops…

by Pen Mendonça I had the great pleasure last week of graphically recording of one of the main events at the amazing #socialcarefuture gathering in Manchester. The session was called Glimpses of the Future and my graphics are here: With a gathering like this it is important to find the best ways to communicate information … Continue reading You Know Those Big Drawings People Do At Workshops…

Despair is not an option

To mark our big #socialcarefuture gathering in Manchester, The Guardian published an opinion piece by Julie Stansfield, from In Control, arguing 'perhaps now more than ever, during this time of terrible cuts, we need to reimagine and start to build a better future for social care.'  Read it here