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.
Empowerment Passport is a digital platform enabling individuals with long term health conditions or disabilities to think about and communicate their unique adjustment needs in any of the following settings • Education (school/college/university • Employment (part time/fulltime, temporary and permanent • Any transition (between education to employment, or one job to another)
There has been a decades-long movement to increase what gets called lived experience, service user, or patient involvement in the design and delivery of mental health services, programmes, projects, and research. There are now many groups and activists working in a range of ways and contexts to bring much-needed lived experience perspectives to spaces dominated by those positioned as “professionals”. A big pull, I think, for those who want to “do” involvement and co-production, is the hope that things may change for the better for other people who experience mental ill-health, distress and trauma.
We are delighted to welcome The Migraine Trust as a new Coalition for Personalised Care (C4PC) Partner.
We are delighted to welcome The Migraine Trust as a new Coalition for Personalised Care (C4PC) Partner. Founded in 1965, they the UK’s leading research and support charity for the 10m people affected by migraine. Their aims are to fund and promote research, support people affected, and campaign for better diagnosis, care, and treatment access.
Learning Disability England: Helping create a world where people with learning disabilities have equal choices and opportunities
Angela Catley, Director of Development for Community Catalysts, tells us about her appointment as a member of the Representative Body at Learning Disability England.