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Home Truths and Real Lives

Today's launch of the King's Fund and Nuffield Trust's report on Social care for older people together with Richmond's Group's Real Lives report reveals pressures that are very real to the people we work with.

Jonathan Senker, VoiceAbility's Chief Executive says: " The solution can only come through adequately funded social care. Without this, the knock on effect on the NHS cannot be managed, neither can the well-being, dignity and respect of older people be assured."

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What do the Paralympics teach us about balancing rights and needs?

The Paralympics has brought with it fantastic performances and challenging debate. Do they reframe public perceptions of disabled people or reinforce discriminatory attitudes?

In advocacy too we work to balance rights against needs, abilities against support. 

Jonathan Senker, VoiceAbility CEO, looks at how the two elements work together.

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VoiceAbility is supporting #HealthyWakefield16

We are passionate about what we do and want to showcase this to wider audiences. The NHS Wakefield Clinical Commissioning Group’s AGM gives us the opportunity to be part of a structured and well promoted event. Come and chat to us about local healthcare in Wakefield on 20th September.

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