Adult social care workers should have the opportunity to learn about theory and research relating to the needs of siblings and other family members

 Author: Georgia Todd I am a PhD student in the school of Sociology, Social Work and Social Policy. My research is exploring the experiences of young people who have a sibling with learning disabilities. Before starting the PhD, I worked in adult learning disability social care and health services. The focus in adult learning disability …

Transforming cultures of care?

Author:  Professor Justine Schneider ‘Transforming the culture of care’ is an expression used by well-intentioned people but sadly it seems to be a cliché in danger of losing its power to persuade. I heard it recently here: Alive! – lighting up older people’s lives. This clip illustrates how a delightful programme of music and dance …