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It started with a shift...

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"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.

Making the case for place based working

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As we continue to fight the threats posed by COVID-19, the concept of place is more important than ever. Just before lockdown, SCIE was set to launch a new report on place-based approaches to health and social care. Like many events at the time, the launch event for the report never occurred. Ewan King ponders what happened next...

Military veterans and mental health – dispelling myths whilst strengthening support

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Retired Colonel, Dr Jonathan Leach is a general practitioner in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire and chair of the NHS England Armed Forces and their Families Clinical Reference Group. Dr Leach served for 25 years in the Army including 17 years overseas. His …

NCAS 2015: Community led social work devolves choice, control and power

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Three years ago People2People embarked on a journey to change the way adult social work is delivered in Shropshire. Looking ahead to their participation in this year's conference Jenny Pits, programme lead for community led social work, explains how operating …