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Universal Basic Services: A Route to Removing Conditionality in Adult Social Care?

One of the highlights of last year for me was the Social Care Future (SCF) event in Birmingham. Held at the University, the discussions nevertheless included a wide range of people from some very different backgrounds, ranging from service providers and commissioners to people who use personal budgets. I found the conversations fresh and informative,… Continue reading Universal Basic Services: A Route to Removing Conditionality in Adult Social Care?

The Move to Personalisation – Community Glue’s Experience’

What We Liked About ‘Personalisation Jon and I started Community Glue because we wanted to support initiatives that gave people more say in their social and health care. In previous jobs, we had been frustrated by an approach to commissioning services that often paid tokenistic attention to the views of service users, and led to… Continue reading The Move to Personalisation – Community Glue’s Experience’