Carers Week 2021: Sarah’s story

Sarah’s story Here, Sarah shares some of her story about caring for her young adult daughter who is diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Tell us about the person who you care for. How old are they? What sort of things do they need help/care with? I care for my daughter who is now 20 , […]

Choice and Control in Social Care and Support

How can a person experience real choice and control to implement good support which works well for them; in a system where professionals and provider services hold all of the power? Let’s look at an example: Harry is a young adult who has been in the Health and social care system since he experienced a […]

The connection between ‘Rights’ and ‘Choice’

  How can you make an informed choice and be in control of your life when you don’t understand what your choices are? Let’s imagine you’re visiting a friend for dinner, and at the end of the meal, they get their box of ‘Celebrations’ out. (Apologies for the English chocolate reference if you are reading […]

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