Tag Archives: social enterprise

Plan to Change – helping people help themselves – experts by experience

How do you design and test a system that can empower people with multiple and complex needs to help themselves and find the services to help with their recovery?  By using an Asset Based Community Development approach to engage and … Continue reading

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Who you gonna call? The Leeds Directory, that’s who

Where can you go to get information that you trust about services and organisations to help you, your friends, and relatives live their lives as well as possible?   Leeds Directory is just what you need. As Mrs H. from Pudsey … Continue reading

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Decisions, decisions: a post spin-out dilemma for Aspire

  Aspire Community Benefit Society supports more than 1000 adults with learning disabilities to have better lives through the provision of day opportunities, supported living and respite services. As the Learning Disability Community Support Service, we were formerly the Council’s … Continue reading

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Bramley Lawn – enterprising people creating a social space for Bramley

What is it that turns a neighbourhood into a thriving community? Is it jobs, housing, public transport or places to go? Perhaps it’s people with an enterprising outlook, willing to organise things and encourage others to take part? And folk … Continue reading

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Better Lives Lived

                    Better Lives Lived is Leeds City Council’s Adult Social Care local account document which gives examples through real-life stories and feedback from communities and service providers of how people maintain their independence … Continue reading

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“I want to be a commissioner when I leave school”

Our first post of the week is from Dennis Holmes. His ‘Deputy Blog’ posts have been the most well read and responded to on the blog….so far. Is it the style? Is it the content? Maybe even the introduction!! Perhaps … Continue reading

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Keeping an even footing: National Falls Awareness Week 16-22 June

Everyone stumbles or trips at some point, making us feel a bit silly or embarrassed. But for some older people, falling can become a serious worry and the impact can be devastating for people with serious illnesses, their relatives and … Continue reading

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