Alliancing in Health and Social Care Symposium
We really enjoyed and valued gathering face-to-face for the first UK Alliancing in Health and Social Care Symposium in Birmingham on 8 November 2022. Not only was it amazing to catch up with people we had only met and worked with online, but it was hugely productive to have conversations about how far alliancing has come in the past ten years, how to bring others to the table, and what we need to do next.
Beyond Empower: supporting healthy, active lives for disabled people by transforming mainstream spaces and services
In this guest blog, Beyond Empower founder Ben Andrews tells us about their work to transform mainstream spaces, communities and leisure services so that they're accessible to people with disabilities. By thinking differently about the barriers, Beyond Empower help providers, councils and businesses create services that everyone in the community can access and enjoy.
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