Research shows us that regular engagement in physical activity has substantial health (both physical and mental) benefits for Disabled people. Sadly, Disabled people are nowhere near as likely to be as active as non-disabled people. A recent study showed that activity levels decrease sharply the more impairments an individual has (Sport England Active Lives, 2021). Given the health inequality between Disabled and non-Disabled
Iggy Patel, a voluntary independent health advocate, reflects on social prescribing, the realities of what already exists within communities and how the NHS universal personalised plan feeds into this.
Dr Lucy Series is a Wellcome senior research fellow and lecturer in law. In this guest blog she explores the differences between care in a home or institutional setting, identifying significant implications for personalised care.
Our Co-Chair, Kim Ryley, reflects on the Social Care Reform White Paper published last week, sharing his views about what it contains and how the Coalition for Personalised Care can help shape the future of social care
The NHS is struggling. It is on its knees and there is no more money (so we're told). Resources are not going to appear overnight; new doctors and nurses take time to train. Therefore, what we need is a change and that has to come from taking more responsibility ourselves. Technology that is available in most people’s pockets can help with this, but
Members of C4PC’s Health Inequalities Taskgroup shared insights recently with NHS @Home colleagues into how Personalised Care approaches can help transform health and care services. Our chair, Kim Ryley, shares his reflections on the discussion.
In light of the government publishing its draft national data strategy, we take a look back at the recommendations of our report on health inequalities and vaccine hesitancy, where we made a series of recommendations made about how data can be used to support or undermine efforts to tackle health inequalities.
This Dementia Awareness Week, two members of our Programme Board, Ian McCreath and Ronald Amanze, have a recorded a powerful and insightful conversation about what personalised care means in the context of dementia.
For Rare Disease Day 2021, Katie Clarke-Day, Chair of C4PC Co-production subgroup, shares her experience of living with multiple rare conditions and her experience of personalised care and co-producing her own care plan.
As one of the growing number of cancer survivors, (four years in remission and counting), I can empathise with those who, during the current Covid pandemic, are awaiting diagnosis or treatment for cancer. It will be an understandably difficult time for them, with even the most stoical and resilient among them likely to run the gamut of emotions, from anxiety and frustration to
Ewan King, Deputy Chief Executive of the Social Care Institute for excellence, explores how social care professionals have adapted and innovated during the pandemic, co-producing some fantastic iniatives against all odds.
Ian McCreath, Personalisation Lead at the Alzheimer's Society, explores how COVID-19 has impacted on the priorities for personalised care for people living with dementia. His blog encourages you to add your voice and ideas to their enquiry.
In this blog, Jo Fitzgerald introduces the Peer Leadership Development Programme which launches later this month. Jo shares her hopes and aspirations for the programme and highlights why peer leadership is so important.
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