Leaving Care – My Journey

Institution to independence I started university at the age of 23 after spending 10 years in care homes and psychiatric hospitals. Throughout those years one of the things that kept me hopeful was my dream to...

How Britain became a shattered nation by Danny Dorling

In this excerpt from his new book, academic Danny Dorling exposes a new geography of inequality and social fissures across the country. Read more. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new...

Decentered Podcast 115 – Don O’Neal and the Lack of Care Act 2014

Podcast where Donald O’Neal discusses the lack of Care in the Care Act 2014. Click here.
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The Lack of Care Act 2014: Service users’ perspectives of a failing adult social care system by Donald O’Neal

The Lack of Care Act 2014: Service users’ perspectives of a failing adult social care system I am tetraplegic and an adult social care service user. I wrote this book based on my experience and that of other...

Mind Matters: How tackling loneliness taught us the power of community among care leavers

Poor mental well-being is commonly associated with care experienced young people. Their lives of abrupt endings, unreliable stability, loss of connections and adverse childhood experiences can result in poor...

Leaving Care – My Journey

Institution to independence I started university at the age of 23 after spending 10 years in care homes and psychiatric hospitals. Throughout those years one of the things that kept me hopeful was my dream to go to...