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Behind the NHS Logo
The Covid pandemic has challenged and stretched the NHS as never before. What kind of service is likely to emerge and…
Why Citizenship Matters
What does citizenship really mean and why is citizenship the key concept we need to embrace in order to change our world…
Building on Mutual Aid
Basic Income and Neighbourhood Democracy could help us reorganise society and shift power to citizens.
Supporting and Developing the Workforce for ISFs
This guide from Skills for Care was developed over several months by the South West Individual Service Fund Network and…
Mencap's New Strategy
Mencap, who are one of the most important organisations in England working with people with learning difficulties,…
Stigma and Poverty: The Shame Game
Mary O'Hara discusses her book ‘The Shame Game’ sharing the perspectives of people who are living with…
It's My Choice
James has Down Syndrome and he uses an Individual Service Fund (ISF) to maintain control over his support and his life.
Does the Benefit System Work for You?
Simon Duffy talks to members of Learning Disability England (LDE) about the idea of basic income as a way to reform the…
The Sensory Projects Training
The Sensory Projects run on the principle that with the right knowledge and a little creativity, inexpensive items can…
Killed By The State? Social Policy Abused
Mo Stewart describes the outcome of 10 years of independent disability studies research into the social policies and…
We Are NOT Second Class Citizens
Catherine Hale spoke to members of Church Action on Poverty about how welfare reforms have harmed disabled people and…
Sorry We Missed You
Ken Loach's film reveals the brutal reality of the modern gig economy.
Will the Right Hold the North?
Alain Catzeflis argues that delivering on Brexit won’t be enough to enable the Conservative Party to retain its…
DCWW Greece: Play Unified
Play Unified is a project to introduce inclusive practices into sports activities and link the Special Olympics…
Why is Self-Directed Support So Hard?
An overview of the global and historical development of Self-Directed Support (SDS) published in association with…
To Hell with Poverty
The Church must make a greater effort to fight the causes of poverty and support the #BasicIncome movement.
What Price Preventable Harm?
Mo Stewart summarises the conclusions of the Preventable Harm Project which examined the causes and impact of the…
Much More to Life than Services
Joe Powell All Wales People First and Bob Rhodes LivesthroughFriends explain how people build good lives and the…
DCWW Scotland: Innovations in Supported Employment
Values Into Action Scotland have been leading innovation in supported employment for two decades.
Cities and Communities Beyond COVID-19
A review of Robin Hambleton's Cities and Communities Beyond COVID-19 the timely and impressive sequel to Leading the…
Welcoming Refugees into Our Communities
Steph Farr explains how we might be able to change hearts and minds to ensure communities welcome refugees and others…
Access to Further Education
Gary Wootton argues that the A-Level scandal has disguised a much greater challenge - supporting those who need a…
Service User Involvement in Social Work Education
An evaluation of the involvement of service users and carers in social work education focusing on the UK.
Do We Need Human Contact In Medical Practice?
Have rapid recent advances in IT rendered traditional face-to-face medical consultations largely redundant?
A Fair and Just Future for Cornwall
The Cornwall Independent Poverty Forum has produced a report outlining its vision for achieving social justice in…
Popping the Housing Bubble
The UK's housing market is over-inflated and even progressive policies like basic income cannot solve this without…
Exploring the Strength of Community
The crisis in social care teaches us that the key to promoting wellbeing for all citizens lies in citizen action and…
Basic Income Plus: Easy Read Version
Basic Income Plus is a radical way to reform benefits by giving everyone enough to live on and ensuring people with extra…
iDirect Citizenship Review 2019
iDirect provides completely individualised support to support people with learning disabilities to be full…
An Introduction to Basic Income Plus
Caroline Richardson and Simon Duffy outline a practical approach for making sure basic income works for disabled…
Two Neighbourhoods: Netherton & Springfield
Angela Fell and friends explain how the neighbourhoods of Netherton and Springfield reacted to the COVID-19 crisis by…
DCWW Italy: Connecting Communities
Kara Bobowski is a social co-operative which works to include disabled people and other groups needing support in the…
The Pathology of Control
Management of the NHS and other public services often produces harm by misunderstanding people's basic motivations.
What Matters To Me
An App to help people to communicate their needs.
A Response to All Lives Matter
Black Lives Matter. We all need to accept that institutional and systemic racism is still prevalent in our society…
Norwich City Council: Creating Space for Community
Members of Norwich City Enabling Team and Adam Murray of the Old Library Wood community group share their experiences…
Citizenship - the Key to a Good Life
In this talk Wendy Perez and Simon Duffy explain the keys to citizenship and how they have improved the model since it was…
How Have We Misconceived the NHS?
David Zigmond argues that government is forcing the NHS to adopt the worst features of neoliberalism and communism.
Energy Impairment Easy Read
This is the Easy Read version of the Energy Impairment and Disability Inclusion report produced by the Chronic Illness…
Is Basic Income Essential to the Good Life?
Simon Duffy gave this keynote talk for the Centre for Wellbeing in Public Policy and as part of the Festival of Debate…
Growing New Models of Support
Chris Watson describes how using individual service funds can lead to new ways of supporting people in their own…
Cormac Russell's inspiring book describes the limitations of current models of public policy and offers a positive…
Exploring the Strength of Community
In this webinar Liz Leach Murphy and Sarah Holmes explore the factors that make for stronger and richer community life.
Good Things About Individual Service Funds
An easy read guide to Individual Service Funds or ISFs. A great way to manage your support.
Everyone At The Table
This annual gathering of Chatham-Savannah Citizen Advocacy has grown into a celebration of inclusion and a community…
Putting Personal Budgets in Their Place
Personal Budgets do not need to reinforce individualistic consumerism, they can be a route to a more collective…
Child Poverty: the New Normal in Education
As the teaching profession debates the new normal in education and schools slowly reopen, Kieran Roberts discusses…
SDS Network: Individual Service Funds (ISFs)
Chris Watson of Self Directed Futures and Gary Kent of New Key and Jacqui Hendra of Devon County Council on ISFs.