Not vulnerable

December 2020, Richard Banks, Residential Forum member, considers how the language of personal frailty can be used as cover for a hostile social and economic environment. Poorly chosen words or phrases can dehumanise people and lead to the use of labels to define people by supposed deficits.  ‘Vulnerable’ has become an example. Vulnerable has beenContinue reading “Not vulnerable”

Home – Rewriting social care

“We all want to live in the place we call home with the people and things that we love, in communities where we look out for one another, doing the things that matter to us. That’s the #SocialCareFuture we seek.” We all want to live in the place we call home. It’s a core elementContinue reading “Home – Rewriting social care”