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Building supportive communities through shared interests, partnership and connections

Building supportive communities through shared interests, partnership and connections Three Social Care Future gatherings to build change starting in Manchester on June 29th You are invited…   The Social Care Future movement is made up of people who play lots of different roles, with people who draw on social care at the heart. Some people …

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From social care to wellbeing: #SocialCareFuture awarded grant by Hallmark Foundation to develop and secure resources for a multi-year campaign

From social care to wellbeing: #SocialCareFuture awarded grant by Hallmark Foundation to develop and secure resources for a multi-year campaign #SocialCareFuture is delighted to announce that we have been awarded a grant by Hallmark Foundation to develop and seek investment in plans for a long-range campaign to bring about a marked, measurable improvement in the …

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“Commissioning” for a Better Future. A Starter for Ten

“Commissioning” for a Better Future. A Starter for Ten This week Social Care Future brought together people from more than 20 council areas that have said they want to use the SCF vision to steer local change.   This Community of Practice takes place within a context of big challenges and some opportunities. Everyone here …

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What can England learn about social care reform by looking to our neighbours?

What can England learn about social care reform by looking to our neighbours? By Anna Dixon As Chair of the Archbishops’ Commission on Reimagining Care I have the privilege of hearing directly from people who draw on care and support and their carers. These stories are powerful and are shaping my thinking and that of …

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Getting Better All the Time—Reflection, Learning, and Experiments

Getting Better All the Time—Reflection, Learning, and Experiments   It was the end of the day, after our recruitment workshop in Thurrock. We were at the Community House—the local community centre—and the room that we were using was festooned with bunting. There were flowers on the table, and a large map of the local area …

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What Happens after an Offer Is Made? Continuity of Experience Matters

What Happens after an Offer Is Made? Continuity of Experience Matters Michelle looked at me, aghast, and said, “That is like stalking!” We were talking about ways to show our appreciation for our first brand new colleagues, the first Wellbeing Workers in Wigan. It was a week before Christmas, and I had suggested that I …

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How We Demonstrate Our Values Throughout the Recruitment Process 

How We Demonstrate Our Values Throughout the Recruitment Process “I have never had a recruitment experience like this. Even though I was not successful, I want to tell you that you now know more about me than my own manager. It was a brilliant process.”   “I have been telling my friends and family about …

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