Category: It’s about the individual

Daring Greatly – Big Changes

After years of being involved with parent carer forums, I have made the decision to move on to a new challenge. This decision has been hugely daunting, as despite any frustrations the role may have brought to me (as any role will occasionally do), it was also a role I...

Communication matters…

I am really thrilled to be the guest blog on Helen Sanderson Associates site this month. Helen asked me what co-production meant to me…… Here is my response What co-production means to me Take the time to look around Helen’s site – one page profiles are a new passion of...

What is Person Centred Practice?

Person Centred:  An approach to working with people which puts the individual’s needs and aspirations firmly at the centre of the process. There is so much talk about Person Centred Practice and to be honest, I wasn’t too sure what it meant.  I had an idea that the definition above...

SEN, LAC : Have labels stopped us looking out for our children?

I recently had the privilege of hosting a workshop at the Together for a Positive Future onference in Newbury.  One of the guest speakers was Charlie Mead, a child psychologist who works with Looked After Children (LAC) in Birmingham and the South West.  His presentation made a lasting impact on me and...