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.

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...

Category - Articles & Opinion

Cleaning up fast fashion

At the time of writing, the city and suburbs of Leicester were under local lockdown due to a spike in Covid-19 cases, with allegations that this was linked to some garment factories that had not only continued to operate as the pandemic took hold...

The push for online content

This article was first published by British Education Studies Association on July 8th, 2020.  Our BESA Secretary Dr Steve Dixon has found some time away from his day-to-day work as a Senior Lecturer at Newman University; to reflect upon the...

Low Pay ≠ Low Skill

The Covid-19 crisis has brought into sharp focus the extent to which a functioning society relies on people within caring professions. Each Thursday evening, I have joined in as families up and down the country have come together to ‘Clap for...