Independence in Question: the voluntary sector in 2016. Major UK report warns of serious loss of independence and calls for action

Independence in Question: the voluntary sector in 2016. Major UK report warns of serious loss of independence and calls for action

Extract from Civil Exchange website: Independence in Question is the fifth annual assessment of the state of health of the voluntary sector, following on from the final report the Panel on the Independence of the Voluntary Sector published in February 2015.

It warns that the independence of the cha

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Caring Activism: A 21st Century Concept of Care – a book for 2016 by Peter Limbrick and edited by Professor Hilton Davis

Caring Activism: A 21st Century Concept of Care – a book for 2016 by Peter Limbrick and edited by Professor Hilton Davis

A proposal for direct action teamwork in which citizens join together to support vulnerable children, teenagers, adults and elderly people in any part of the world.

Extract from Hilton Davis’ foreword:

“I wholeheartedly recommend this humane book, which is about releasing our power as individuals

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When the Bough Breaks: An independent survey into families’ perceptions of the One Hundred Hours model of service - by Sheila West BA CQSW

When the Bough Breaks:  An independent survey into families’ perceptions of the One Hundred Hours model of service - by Sheila West BA CQSW

This is an online essay version of the book When the Bough Breaks that was published in 1994 (ISBN 0 9524794 0 0). To set the scene for the essay, the back cover of the book states:

One Hundred Hours has pioneered a new service in Yorkshire for families who have a new baby with serious brain damage.

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Caring Activism: A 21st Century Concept of Care – a new book for 2016 written by Peter Limbrick and edited by Hilton Davis

Caring Activism: A 21st Century Concept of Care – a new book for 2016 written by Peter Limbrick and edited by Hilton Davis

This book is a proposal for citizens to join together to support vulnerable children, teenagers, adults and elderly people. 

 

From the back cover: Think of rough sleepers in Europe’s capitals, of teenagers leaving care homes without aftercare, of elderly people struggling alone without family

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Horizontal Teamwork in a Vertical World: Exploring interagency collaboration and people empowerment

 

This book by Peter Limbrick describes in detail how service mangers in any country can design and run integrated services. The outcome is joined-up support for people of any age who need support simultaneously from such agencies as health, education and social care.

 

The book also provides a way

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