Great Results Achieved from Combining Elder and Younger Care

Great Results Achieved from Combining Elder and Younger Care

Recently we have overcome a significant milestone at Social adVentures by bringing together the young and the senior to share a fun afternoon together. This is a project that we have wanted to trial for some time and following this initial success we hope to do more...
Delivering Public Health Differently

Delivering Public Health Differently

With George Osborne making around £20m of public sector cuts and £200m already taken out of public health spending what is the future of public health going to look like? With health inequalities growing, increased demand on acute services and a reduction in social...
People Powered Business Revolution

People Powered Business Revolution

On bonfire night I partook in my annual ritual for watching the amazing film V for Vendetta partly because I love comic book movies but also because it reminds me of how fragile our democracy is in the UK and how easily fear can make us behave in strange and dark...
New Roots – for people living with dementia

New Roots – for people living with dementia

New Roots is a partnership made up of people living with dementia, carers, social enterprises, charities, voluntary agencies and private businesses that share a common passion – to improve the social environment of people living with dementia. The work of New Roots...
Are We Barking Up the Wrong Social Value Tree?

Are We Barking Up the Wrong Social Value Tree?

Today I had the pleasure of speaking at a Social Investment Business fringe event at the Conservative Party conference about social value.  Twelve months ago I attended a similar event in Birmingham talking about Social Value and it would seem we are no further on...