Slideshows shared by Citizen Network members
How We Make a Life
Self-directed support systems need to pay more attention to enhancing people's ability to work and contribute as…
Is Work First on the List?
A presentation for VIA Scotland on why work should be first on the list of actions for citizenship.
Welfare Reform: True or False?
What is really going on when politicians talk about welfare reform? Test yourself in this welfare reform quiz.
Self-Directed Support in Europe
A presentation by Aarne Rajalahti on Self-Directed Support in Europe
Christianity and Social Justice: Exploring the Meaning of Welfare Reform
This presentation was given to the Archbishop of York and Bishops from the North East of England and Yorkshire.
Mental Health Reform: Personal Responsibility and Social Justice
This presentation was given at the Royal College of Nursing's International Conference for Psychiatric Nursing on…
Citizenship and Self-Directed Support
This presentation was part of a day long seminar with the people of Christchurch who are starting the Enabling Good…
Restoring Our Vision
This is the third and final keynote given at the New Zealand Disability Support Network Conference held in Wellington,…
Citizenship Right Here, Right Now
This was the second of three keynote talks given at the 2013 New Zealand Disability Support Network Conference in…
Lessons From Our History
Building on the book The Unmaking of Man, this talk was the opening keynote presentation for the 2013 New Zealand…
The Citizen In The Welfare State
Slides on developing a deeper understanding of citizenship and its relevance to defending and redefining the welfare…
A presentation on the challenge of maintaining a vision driven system in other western democratic countries.
An outline of another great social innovation, pioneered in the UK by the late great Carl Poll.
Top Tips On Accessibility
This quick and helpful guide by Carl Poll and Henry Iles summarises the principles of accessible information.
The Good, The Bad And The Ugly
Henry Iles and Carl Poll produced these clear and valuable slides describing good practice in the production of high…
I Know What I Want
Aarne Rajalahti shares lessons and stories from the early development of self-directed support in Finland.
Briefing for Opposition Day Debate
An overview of the cumulative impact of UK government policies on disabled people. Prepared as a briefing for MPs for a…
Support After Winterbourne
A presentation describing the kind of support necessary to avoid institutionalisation and abuse.
Healthcare and Personal Budgets
The use of personal budgets for healthcare raises many different questions about the role of the doctor and the nature…
Personalisation and Social Work
Personalisation has become another process that is done to social workers and which they then do to others. Social…
The real value of personalisation is being lost in empty rhetoric and conceptual confusion. Local government needs to…
The End of Commissioning
Commissioning is at an end. It's time for a better way of thinking about the relationship between the state, the citizen…
Personalisation and Mental Health
Logically personalisation and mental health are in perfect harmony - the fact that progress is so slow reflects deep…
Taking Citizenship Seriously
It's time to rethink the purpose of our social service systems - to focus on citizenship and innovation not service…
Co-production and Power
Co-production is a wonderful concept - but it is emptied of meaning if it does not go hand in hand with a real shift of power…
Northern Social Justice
Perhaps the future of the welfare state does not lie in the hands of Southern think tanks but of Northern social…
Retracing Our Steps
A presentation on the long history of abuse against disabled people and what we might do to reduce it.
Too Complex, Too Challenging?
Sam Sly describes how Beyond Limits are applying personalisation principles to support people with the most complex…
Radical Social Work
Sam Sly of Beyond Limits explores how radical social work can be inspired by personalisation and people with complex…
The Meaning of Welfare Reform
A presentation on the real meaning of welfare reform.
Fund Life Not Services
Presentation given at The Centre for Welfare Reform's conference on mental health reform in Leeds, December 2012.
Travelling Hopefully - lessons for NDIS
This talk was given to some of those leading the design of Australia's NDIS and setting out international and English…
Human Rights and Citizenship
The meaning of self-directed support, a full set of slides for South Australia and NDIS.
Welfare Reform Impact on Mental Health
The UK government's cuts to welfare - known as 'welfare reforms' - will increase levels of mental illness, increase…
Better Safe Than Sorry
A presentation given for SACID in Adelaide on safety and how we might protect the interests of people who are most…
Personalisation and Cuts
Polly Sweeney of Irwin Mitchell has kindly shared some slides on combating the misuse of personalisation in social…
Campaign for a Fair Society
Full set of slides outlining unfairness of UK government's cuts, how they will impact on disabled people and what we…
The Health and Social Market-Place
Don Derrett gives an overview of the ups and downs of personalisation and self-directed support as it is developing in…
Can You Buy Care?
Bob Rhodes of Lives Through Friends explores the absurdity of assuming care can be purchased in a market place. He…
Vinny Went Cycling for Charity
Vinesh Kumar joined his brother-in-law on a charity bike ride across India in aid of Sanjeevini Trust. On his trip he…
Help and Connect
Kellie Woodley of Skills for People outlines the Help and Connect model which is transforming their advocacy…
Pippa Murray of ibk initiatives describes how the key to real empowerment lies within - in the human spirit.
Innovation in Welfare to Work
A presentation given by Su Maddock on Innovation in Welfare to Work.
Citizenship & Work
A presentation on the interconnected topics of citizenship, work and self-directed support.
Self-Directed Support in Aberdeen
A presentation given to senior managers in Aberdeen on the nature of self-directed support and the challenges of…
Support for People with Negative Reputations
Sam Sly explains how Beyond Limits will be working to bring people back home from institutional services.
The End of Our Illusions
A presentation given at an event on Supported Living in London describing the cuts that are reducing social care and the…
Self-Directed Support in Northern Ireland
A presentation given at the launch event for the development of self-directed support in Northern Ireland.