Anya is based in Dorset and has lived experience of several long term health conditions. She worked as a self-management coach, supporting others to self-manage through one to one coaching and group courses, and is involved in local service evaluation, commissioning and development. In this blog post Anya reflects on her learnings from the Four Nations Self-management Summit.
Benali Hamdache, Campaigns Engagement Manager at Parkinson’s UK, shares how vital Parkinson’s specialist nurses are for people with the condition and explains why they are increasingly coming under threat.
Web developer Lindsey Fallow, a patient with complex health issues, reflects on NHS Digital’s E-Nursing campaign and the need for healthcare providers to keep pace with technological change to deliver the best care.
Person-centred care shouldn’t be an add-on or an afterthought; it should be embedded in the way that on-going care and support is delivered. For people with a learning disability and dementia this is no exception.
Gary Copitch, Chief Executive at People's Voice Media, shares how Community Reporting can empower people with lived experience to tell their own, authentic stories, offering valuable and understanding insight into their realities.
A blog from Ewan King, director of business development and delivery, the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) on using people's and communities’ strengths, skills and networks. If we just focus on services, we will miss the opportunity to foster social networks.