Posted on February 18, 2014 at 10:30
In relation to working with communities, NHS organisations regularly put their left leg in – out – and shake it all about. How many of us have seem HAZ, SRB and the like come and go? Have we ourselves been guilty of building a close relationship only to get a new job, new project and move on? This is extremely damaging to residents’ relationships…Continue
Posted on January 23, 2014 at 13:55
Last week I was in the small semi-rural town of Wainfleet, near Skegness, which is embarking on a programme of community development using an asset based approach.…Continue
Posted on July 22, 2013 at 21:00
This is going to be a difficult blog to write because it is intensely personal.
We talk about self care but little is written about self-help groups. Put two people together that share a common issue, one finding their way and one who has got the t-shirt and see what happens. Peer support can offer challenge, aspiration and hope in a way you can’t get on your own or with your health professional.
Let me explain.
One day I was in Sainsbury’s cereal aisle when…Continue
Posted on July 21, 2013 at 18:00