Too often people are prescribed home care services to meet every possible need. Support needs to be tailored to individually boost independence.
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Supporting carers is essential - but there is no clear national picture of 'what works' to learn from.
3 things stood out to us, all of which resonate with our own experience of working on adult social care projects with local authorities.
Bradford has been in the news last week thanks to the BBC’s ‘We Are Bradford’ project – held to ‘celebrate the great things about [Bradford] which aren’t always part of the news’. The BBC takeover was visible throughout the town centre and reporters filming in many different parts of the city.
I've visited eight adult social care departments this year, and talked with front line staff in all of them.