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Amanda Kelly

Amanda Kelly

Thinking about hospital demand: A personal reflection

Like a lot of people over the Christmas period, our family was plagued by coughs and colds and general malaise….

January 10, 2017

The care home crisis

My best friend got married last year. In traditional fashion, five of us set off for a hotel to spend…

November 23, 2016

What Gets Results

  ‘It ain’t what you do it’s the way that you do it. That’s what gets results’. I don’t usually resort to…

December 12, 2014

Social Worker of the Year Awards 2014

IMPOWER had the pleasure of sponsoring the 2014 Social Worker of the Year Awards, which were held at the Lancaster…

December 4, 2014

Culture Trumps Systems: The Lesson We Need to Learn From Rotherham

There is no question that Louise Casey will do a very thorough review of what went wrong in Rotherham.  She’ll…

September 17, 2014

‘A New Prescription or A Quick Fix?’ IMPOWER’s Amanda Kelly in The MJ

Perhaps not unexpectedly, the government’s consultation on the creation of a market for children’s services has produced a storm of…

June 29, 2014

Children’s Services Can’t Just Be Handed To A Different Provider – Amanda Kelly in the Guardian

Julian Le Grand, a professor at the London School of Economics, questioned whether councils should still provide children’s services. He…

May 30, 2014


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