The Making It Real statements are based on principles and values of personalisation and community-based support, including the five mentioned in this blog. But unless we change the language that dominates our practice, we’ll never make these principles and values real.
Research shows us that regular engagement in physical activity has substantial health (both physical and mental) benefits for Disabled people. Sadly, Disabled people are nowhere near as likely to be as active as non-disabled people. A recent study showed that activity levels decrease sharply the more impairments an individual has (Sport England Active Lives, 2021). Given the health inequality between Disabled and
Iggy Patel, a voluntary independent health advocate, reflects on social prescribing, the realities of what already exists within communities and how the NHS universal personalised plan feeds into this.
Dr Lucy Series is a Wellcome senior research fellow and lecturer in law. In this guest blog she explores the differences between care in a home or institutional setting, identifying significant implications for personalised care.
Our Co-Chair, Kim Ryley, reflects on the Social Care Reform White Paper published last week, sharing his views about what it contains and how the Coalition for Personalised Care can help shape the future of social care