has been developed to create a space, including a gathering in
November, for a wide range of people and voices to debate and take
action for a positive future.
We want to get past just thinking about stabilising the current
system which isn't fit for the future. We want to make a
contribution to a much more positive vision, share what's going on
now that helps get us there, and find ways of supporting each other
as we build the future.
In Control is part of the informal group supporting
#socialcarefuture and as part of this we are hosting this blog
series. Many people will be blogging and their views are their
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Is social care as we know it fundamentally bust?
- Last Updated : 14 February 2018
by Chris Hatton
Ever since I was asked if I wanted to write a blog for
#socialcarefuture I've been struggling. I'm not a deep thinker,
more a shallow magpie thief of others' insights. I'm not a doer
(come on, I'm an academic!). I've not been on the ...
Why Communities Matter to the Future of Social Care
- Last Updated : 31 January 2018
by Vidhya Alakeson
Visit the Bevy on a Friday lunch time and you'll find 40 or so
older people tucking into a hot lunch and enjoying the company of
others. For too many, it's the only time in the week they get out
and socialise and it's possible beca...
Lives shared, housing cares
- Last Updated : 19 January 2018
Written by Jeremy Porteus, Managing Director of the Housing Learning
and Improvement Network
The tenth anniversary of the publication of Putting People First
slipped by as the festive season got underway last month. It was a
'landmark' moment that co...
Alicia's Social Care Future Wishlist
- Last Updated : 17 January 2018
Martin Routledge challenged me to blog about
social care as part of a quest to get a range of views from people
in the social care field. Follow them on #socialcarefuture. I have so
much to say about what is needed for a good social care so for the