"I believe social care exists to support people to live healthy, meaningful lives. This requires government commitment for the long term and sustained investment in the future we are wanting to build.", explains Think Local Act Personal's Clenton Farquharson MBE in his latest blog on social care reform.
Clenton Farquharson MBE
Clenton is Chair of the Think Local Act Personal partnership board.
He works work as consultant, auditor, trainer, and coach on inclusion, equality and disability
He is a member of the NHS Assembly, chair of Quality Matters, trustee of the Race Equality Foundation and an ambassador for Disability Rights UK.
In 2014, he received an MBE in recognition of his services to people with disabilities.
"If we want to reform the social care system it has to start with a wholesale shift in the way all of us, at every level of the system, view the very people who draw on services." TLAP's Clenton Farquharson returns to the Social Care blog with some positive musings on the future of social care in this country.
Clenton Farquharson's family have had many heated debates about the new COVID-19 vaccines and whether or not to take them. Clenton believes this is a common worry among Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities, fueled by misinformation and a shortfall in efforts to assuage concerns about safety. He writes for the Social Care blog now to counter these issues, encourage honest conversations and presents a short video demonstrating how getting a COVID-19 vaccination is no big deal at all.
TLAP’s Clenton Farquharson marks his first Quality Matters board meeting as Chair with his personal view on what quality in adult social care means to him.
Leadership isn’t a position you adopt, it’s a behaviour. When you know your own values and beliefs you show leadership; it’s not the words that you say, rather it’s the things that you do. Clenton Farquharson MBE has more...