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Dr Simon Duffy of the Centre for Welfare Reform was the original inventor of personal budgets and has worked closely with disabled people and families as a service provider, philosopher and writer.
In this talk he will explain why he thinks the whole social care system is failing. He will argue that the problem is not just about money - the sector's problems are also political and conceptual.
'New Directions in Social Work and Social Care' is the theme of the Department of Social Work and Social Care's Annual Conference 2017.
Social work seminar: Punishing social workers for failing to prevent child deaths in Germany and England
Research seminar: Faculty systematic review research teams scheme - methods and early findings
Research seminar: Supervision for the allied health professions – deciding how to study this
Research seminar: Impact of 12-hour shift patterns in nursing
Research seminar: Diagnostic radiography student's perceptions of interprofessional collaboration
Research seminar: Strengthening comparison of the contribution of General Practitioners and Physician Associates in primary care: classifying case mix and controlling for difference in analysis of observational data
Social work seminar: Child sexual exploitation - what we know from research
Research seminar: Listening to the fetal heart beat during labour, is there another way?
Driving quality improvement in stroke care across the entire patient pathway through innovative and powerful data visualisation
Research seminar on the biopsychosocial characteristics associated with self-management and self-efficacy for individuals in the longer term after stroke