CfWR Fellows' Day 18 September
Fellows Event - 18th September 2012.
Fellows Event - 18th September 2012.
Moving forward with Self-Directed Support.
This valuable resource has been updated.
North West Personal Health Budgets event in Liverpool on 12 September.
Mithran Samuel of Community Care writes about The Centre for Welfare Reform's latest report: A Fair Budget.
Personal Health Budgets: Experiences and outcomes for budget holders at nine months: Fifth interim report from the Social Policy Research Unit.
Independent Social Work Pilot Project run by ibk initiatives and LivesUnlimited.
Simon Duffy's article in Guardian on Local Area Coordination.
Clare Jones awarded CBE.
Article in Guardian on Kelly Hicks and her role as an independent social worker.
NI campaign begins
Innovation network launch in Leeds on 28th June
Members' Away Day on 27 June in London
LAC to be published
New report on peer support published.
Guardian letter published
New proposals in England could promote inclusion and citizenship for disabled children
Stop and review the cuts to benefits and services, which are falling disproportionately on disabled people, their carers and families.
‘This is an invaluable book for anyone involved in planning care for elderly loved ones. It is both highly personal and supremely professional. It is a book about practice,…
It was announced this week that the Personalisation Forum Group has been shortlisted for the Mental Health Hero community organisation award.
The first Self Direct Members' Meeting (free membership included).
Sarah Maguire of Choice Support wins an award for Training and Good Practice.
Welsh Focus's Inaugural Conference - an important event in Wales.
The Campaign For a Fair Society is launching its manifesto for a better future at an event at the House of Lords today (12th March).
How a large block contract was converted into individual service funds - report launch 7 March 2012.
Details of the Manifesto Launch for the Campaign for a Fair Society.
Adult Social Worker of the year, Kelly Hicks, writes about Support Buddies - peer support in action
Congratulations to Kelly Hicks!
The Centre for Welfare Reform and the University of Birmingham have just published proposals for a radical reform of the tax-benefit system.
Report outlines the cost of too many deaths in hospital and the case for using personalisation to better support families and individuals to promote dignity in dying.
Local communities need to be treated positively and respectfully if positive change is going to be achieved.
The Social Policy Association awarded Simon Duffy - outstanding contribution by a non-academic for his defining work on personalisation.
The Centre for Welfare Reform has published a landmark report on the innovative work of WomenCentre. Innovative and efficient services like WomenCentre continue to overcome…
A policy proposal to reduce the growing numbers of women and children in prison - published by The Centre for Welfare Reform and the University of Birmingham
Simon Duffy, one of the pioneers of personalisation, gave the 2011 Tizard Lecture at Kent University. He describes how the current crisis in the welfare state and the cuts that…
The Campaign for a Fair Society has been launched to challenge the unfair cuts that target disabled people and to propose positive reforms that advance family, citizenship and…
Vidhya Alekason's policy paper makes the case for extending the use of individual budgets to large areas of healthcare.
People with mental health problems in Doncaster who have come together to transform their own lives and improve the quality of local services have just won a major award.
New discussion paper sets out the case for abandoning the health and social care divide for mental health services.
The case for radically reorganising the care management role and making better use of social work skills.