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

Are we turning back the clock on LGBTQ+ rights?

Recent events in Birmingham and Manchester are a stark reminder that in 2019 same-sex relationships are still highly contested among some people. I was born in 1975 and there has been a seismic shift in attitudes towards LGBTQ+ people in my lifetime...

We care so why can we not deliver?

Over the last 30 years there have been numerous laws, policy reviews, enquiries and working groups all designed to improve the care and transitional support offered to care experienced young people (throughout the rest of this article I will use the...