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Social Care's Response to COVID-19
Chris Watson shares his observations on how commissioners in health and social care have responsed to the COVID-19…
Closer to Home
Amy-Grace Whillans-Welldrake reports on the progress of Greater Manchester devolution and explores the…
Re-Imagining Our Streets
Lynne Friedli shares an inspiring idea to convert residential parking spaces into green spaces for fruit, vegetables…
A Two-Tier Pandemic
The COVID-19 crisis and subsequent coronavirus legislation demonstrates that Government does not value disabled or…
I am More than My Mental Health
Poems in memory of Kes, a wonderful young man who died before his time, but who brought joy into the lives of many.
I Feel Forgotten
The Chronic Illness Inclusion Project's submission to the Women and Equalities Committee inquiry into the impact of…
SDS Network: COVID-19 and Overview
The first webinar from the SDS network covered the issues of how countries were responding to the COVID-19 crisis, what…
Contracting for ISFs
Chris Watson briefly outlines the main legal features of an Individual Service Fund (ISF) and explores how community…
Confused Discharge in COVID-19
Alex Leeder argues that the NHS discharge policy was rushed through in the early days of the COVID-19 crisis and will…
COVID-19 and Cleaning the Thames
David Zigmond explores the historical parallels between today and the public health crises of the…
Who's Counting Carers?
Robert Kay expresses his anger at the constant failure to respect or even remember the existence of 7 million unpaid…
DCWW Lithuania: COVID-19 Challenge
What is the mission of a social worker in this situation? Jaunuolių dienos centras (JDC) in Lithuania share inspiring…
Energy Impairment and Disability Inclusion
This ground-breaking report outlines the barriers facing people with chronic illness and explores the concept of…
Coronavirus Act 2020: Easy Read
Dorset Advocacy have shared their Easy Read guide to how the Coronavirus Act might affect your care and support.
Basic Income and Independent Living
Basic income (UBI) could have major benefits for disabled people, but the independent living movement needs to be…
Public Spending in Sheffield
Joshua Shepherd analysed public spending in Sheffield in order to understand the impact of the UK's centralised…
Scientists Inform, Leaders Lead
Alain Catzeflis argues that the UK Government's behaviour during the COVID-19 crisis looks worryingly like…
Participation at 45 Degrees
Colin Miller has compiled 12 short essays on techniques for citizen-led change and constitutional reform in…
The Canary supported Videoblogg Productions to produce a documentary describing the problems with the Universal…
Does COVID-19 mark the end for markets in the NHS?
UK Government response to the COVID-19 is an implicit acknowledgement of the limitations and dangers of a marketised…
COVID-19, The Black Death and Basic Income
Bill Jordan explains why COVID-19, like the Black Death before it, may finally push the current elites to accept the…
The Upstream Response to COVID-19
Dr Simon Duffy sets out some key principles to guide local communities as they develop their response to the COVID-19…
Self-Directed Support Graphics
Infographics on self-directed support developed for the SDS Network.
The DWP Fails People with a Learning Disability
Neil Carpenter describes the barriers to justice and economic security created by the DWP's systems.
A global force for change
Citizen Network is a global non-profit cooperative movement, formed to create a world where everyone matters.
Talk Shop - Citizens Assemble
Citizens Assemblies are all the rage, but the Talk Shop model offers a low cost and grassroots approach which can…
The Hub at Yeovil
The Hub at Yeovil is an example of a community bringing young disabled people together to build lives of citizenship and…
Buurtzorg and Self-Management
Buurtzorg is a powerful social innovation, started in the Netherlands, which enables self-management and…
A Commissioners' Guide to Individual Service Funds
This guide offers a commissioner's perspective on how to implement Individual Service Funds and widen self-directed…
Lynn Breedlove observes the competing conceptions of self-directed support emerging around the world.
Local Area Coordination Graphics
Infographics on Local Area Coordination created by Ralph Broad, Simon Duffy and Eddie Bartnik.
Truth and Citizenship
Simon Duffy gave this presentation on the ecology of disability rights at the annual Norah Fry and Sue Porter Memorial…
Adventurous Social Work?
Tim Keilty describes how self-directed support can be successfully applied to help families stay safe and create…
Learning from Penzance Citizens Panel
Gavin Barker shares lessons learnt from the recent Penzance Citizens Panel on Housing, Homelessness and Low Pay.
ALLFIE Manifesto for Inclusive Education
The Alliance for Inclusive Education's (ALLFIE) manifesto demands Government moves to a fully inclusive education…
3 Self-Directed Support Stories
Three stories from Finland of how self-directed support is beginning to work in practice plus other resources
Day Centres Without Walls
Innovations for day centres for people with intellectual disabilities.
UK Food Banks in 2019
Lizzie Peck provides an overview of the emergence and rapid growth of food banks since the Coalition Government and the…
Steve Griffiths argues that the Institute for Fiscal Studies has failed to be objective in its analysis of Labour's…
Social Work Writing and Bureaucracy
Why has writing reports, plans, case notes and assessments come to dominate everyday social work, often at the price of…
Accountancy is not Economics
Steve Griffiths examines the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) critique of of Labour's 2019 Manifesto and discovers…
Advancing Inclusive Schooling in Latin America
Further reflections from Stepanía Duarte Mora and David Towell on advancing the journey to inclusive and quality…
Why I Wrote Second Class Citizens
Stef Benstead found that many people, like Christian Conservatives, care about poverty but have false beliefs about…
NHS Reform: Money Can't Buy Love
David Zigmond argues that more money alone won't restore the NHS to the values of its birth. The NHS needs more trust,…
Influences and Consequences
In the conclusion to the Preventable Harm Project Mo Stewart shows how US companies and right-wing ideology have…
Private Firms Can Serve the Public
Gary Wootton explains how the state can overcome the limitations of markets by creating procurement systems that…
The Journey to Inclusive Schooling
This new guide shares eight case studies from schools already well-advanced in the journey to inclusivity now…
The Reform of Social Care Regulation
John Burton explains why the regulation of social care must change its culture and why we need something more human and…