Community Development and Older People

Kindness, emotions and human relationships: The blind spot in public policy There is growing recognition of the importance of kindness and relationships for societal wellbeing. But talking about kindness does not fit easily within the rational lexicon of public policy. This Carnegie UK report, Kindness, emotions and human relationships: The blind spot in public policy, brings … Continue reading Community Development and Older People

National Development Team for Inclusion

National Development Team for Inclusion (NDTi) describe themselves as existing to make change happen by celebrating what’s possible, supporting changemakers and building self-determination.  NDTI put people’s voices at the centre of everything they do. NDTi's vision includes a society where all people, regardless of age or disability, are valued and able to live the life they choose. … Continue reading National Development Team for Inclusion

Scottish Communities for Health and Well-being

Scottish Communities for Health and Well-being (SCHW) is an organisation which grew out of the Scottish Healthy Living Centre Alliance and is dedicated to promoting and delivering health improvements and reducing health inequalities in many of Scotland’s communities in most need. SCHW is 74 community-led organisations operating and delivering services and activities day-in-day-out to individuals … Continue reading Scottish Communities for Health and Well-being

European Association of Service Providers for Persons with Disabilities (EASPD)

EASPD have commented on the High-Level Taskforce on Investing in Social Infrastructure in Europe who presented their report on how to boost investment in healthcare, long-term care, education and social housing in the European Union, in January. The taskforce highlighted important underinvestment in these areas and recommends practical steps the European Union and relevant stakeholders … Continue reading European Association of Service Providers for Persons with Disabilities (EASPD)