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Sign the social care petition

As members of the Care and Support Alliance, we're supporting a petition to ensure the Government to bring forward their proposals to fix the social care system so it helps all those that need it. 

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Daybook takes top spot at UK User Experience awards

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.

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TotalVoice Northamptonshire: re-launch event

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.

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Social care news round up

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'.

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New consortium provides a voice for those with complex needs

VoiceAbility, along with The National Autistic Society and Sense, have formed the 'Complex Needs Consortium', which has been accepted as a member of the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) Health and Wellbeing Alliance.

The Alliance is a partnership between voluntary sectors and the health and care system to provide a voice and improve the health and wellbeing for all communities.

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