The Government announced last year that it will be looking at social care reform in 2018. As part of the process, they want to hear from care users and carers so that they get a picture of what the system is like today and what the people it impacts want to see changed.Read more
The latest news from VoiceAbility.
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A new resource published by the Local Government Association outlines the role that advocacy can play in Making Safeguarding Personal.Read more
The prestigious UK User Experience awards celebrate excellence in user-focused digital or service design. Daybook, our ‘digital diary’ for people with learning disabilities, was named the winner in the non-profit category.Read more
NICE, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, is inviting responses to new draft guidelines that aim to improve service design and delivery for those with learning disabilities and behaviour that challenges.Read more
At an event to re-launch our advocacy services in Northamptonshire, guest presenter Lucy Watts MBE spoke about her difficult, ongoing journey to get her rights upheld and receive the care package that she so desperately needs.
Advocacy has been key to this journey and she wants everyone to understand just how vital advocates are. Lucy’s experience is deeply humbling and there was a lot of blinking and veiled sniffs during her talk.Read more
A survey by Community Care and the Care and Support Alliance, of which VoiceAbility is a part, provides shocking evidence of just how threadbare the social care safety net in England has become. Our news round up also covers 'flawed' use of Mental Capacity Act in safeguarding adults reviews, and London ADASS's temperature check report on 'Making Safeguarding Personal'.Read more
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