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Insights • adult social care

The General Election – another missed opportunity for adult social care

Complex systems can be managed if those involved have a shared ambition and are clear on what good outcomes look like. 

December 9, 2019

5 Fast-Forwards, 3 months on: how is it being used?

Since the July launch of our report ‘5 Fast-Forwards for Social Care’ which reframed the problem for delivering a sustainable…

November 4, 2019

Guest blogpost: Embracing EDGEWORK through the Adults Positive Challenge

My journey within the Technology Enabled Care (TEC) service has incorporated various elements of EDGEWORK into our practice, with tangible results.

October 24, 2019

The impossible commitment in the Queen’s Speech

Ensuring dignity in old age is a challenge to be taken on - but we all need to get involved, not just central government.

October 18, 2019

‘If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail’

Too often people are prescribed home care services to meet every possible need. Support needs to be tailored to individually boost independence.

September 9, 2019

Reflecting on the 5 Fast-Forwards for Social Care

Delivering complex adult social care programmes can often feel daunting. Our 5 Fast-Forwards for Social Care helps achieve programme success and system-wide organisational change.

September 4, 2019

Is your council getting the most from using a strengths-based approach?

This article originally appeared in The MJ. Using a strengths-based approach helps people to live more independent lives and enables councils to achieve better outcomes for less.

July 30, 2019

Our new ‘5 Fast-Forwards for Social Care’ report and online checklist

Today we release a new report setting out the 5 shifts that leaders in adult social care need to make to transform the system and deliver a new future.

July 24, 2019

Public services thought leader, innovator or change enthusiast? Join us at an IMPOWER learning event

At IMPOWER we are committed to helping local authorities deliver better public services. Our learning events convene thought leaders, innovators and enthusiasts from across the sector.

July 16, 2019

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