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It’s been quite a week! In my own shoes… (yes, my own!) – Gill Phillips…

A break from the dementia series today just to reflect on and share a few exciting developments over the last few days… Firstly, my  thanks to Martin Routledge. I really enjoyed the personalisation party up in Manchester. Such a good … Continue reading

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Round up of “In my shoes” – Dementia Awareness, Week 2

Last week, as part of Dementia Awareness Week, we started a series of “in my shoes” guest blogposts, looking at dementia from different perspectives. Although the “awareness week” has now officially ended, the need to raise awareness remains urgent. The series has proved … Continue reading

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Whose Shoes? EXTREME – the story from all perspectives!

A bit of fun for the Bank Holiday weekend. Have you seen this brilliant video by the Guardian? Three little pigs… “The whole picture” Our Whose Shoes? workshops look at issues around personalisation in social care and health from different … Continue reading

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It’s not all about dull meetings… a breath of fresh air!

I was delighted today to see an imaginative approach to problem solving being advocated by Pollyanna Perkins  in the Guardian Society …. Yes, Pollyanna Perkins, that well-known  director of adult social care for a large local authority. “She writes under … Continue reading

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It’s time to integrate Social Care, Health …. AND Housing

Well, it certainly feels as though 2012 has started with a bang! Today “David Cameron orders merging of health and social care … Integration of services will save money says prime minister” (Guardian – 5 January 2012) At the start … Continue reading

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