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Whistle while you work

Author:
HOPKINS Graham
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 2.11.06, 2006, pp.36-37.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

The Cornwall abuse scandal highlighted the weaknesses that still exist in protection adults from abuse. The author looks at the importance of whistle blowing in strengthening approaches to adult protection, and discusses Pcaw, a charity running a free confidential helpline for anyone concerned about wrong doing at work. The article also contains a short case study.

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Finding keepers

Author:
HOPKINS Graham
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 8.06.06, 2006, pp.34-35.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

This article reports on a joint venture between a day service and an environmental agency in west London which is employing people with learning difficulties as volunteer canal keepers.

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Therapy brings self-control

Author:
HOPKINS Graham
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 12.01.06, 2006, pp.42-43.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

This article discusses the case of a man with learning difficulties who refuses to accept responsibility for his inappropriate sexual behaviour until undergoing psychotherapy, which has helped him come to terms with his past.

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Dream ticket

Author:
HOPKINS Graham
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 23.06.05, 2005, pp.40-41.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Person-centred planning is an approach that helps service users express their needs, wants and aspirations and looks to community services to make them happen. Reports some good practice in Bolton where the vision for person-centred practice was presented to the learning disability partnership board by service users.

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Three into one does go

Author:
HOPKINS Graham
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 09.06.05, 2005, pp.38-39.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Fundraising depends on raising your profile, which requires recruiting staff to do it. Report how three small charities (Respond, Voice UK and the Ann Craft Trust) who work with people with learning difficulties have decided to share a member of staff.

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Very accommodating

Author:
HOPKINS Graham
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 16.06.05, 2005, pp.40-41.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Reports on how a small team in Hounslow, west London, is able to provide a highly related Supporting People programme.

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Place in Europe

Author:
HOPKINS Graham
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 27.01.05, 2005, pp.46-47.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Phil Madden, Director of service development at the Home Farm Trust, describes the organisations involvement in a one year project 'Families In' funded by the European Commission. The project involved partners from Sweden, Finland, Spain, Belgium and Hungary. He describes the challenges and rewards of the project.

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Jobs that challenge

Author:
HOPKINS Graham
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 30.09.04, 2004, pp.44-45.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Reports on a project from Yarrow, a London-based housing association, which is looking to improve the employment changes of people with learning difficulties and challenge employers' perceptions. The project aims to match up job seekers who have learning difficulties with suitable employers. Two staff work with local businesses to identify vacancies, provide continuing support and help employers to better understand the nature of learning difficulties.

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Uncharted territory

Author:
HOPKINS Graham
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 22.7.04, 2004, pp.40-41.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Reports on a user group in Tower Hamlets is shaping services for people with learning difficulties. Looks at how the Map Squad's creative and simple consultation methods have helped other service users to speak up.

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Planning for sex

Author:
HOPKINS Graham
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 19.12.02, 2002, p.42.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Reports on a scheme in south London which provides mentors for service users, parents and staff in an effort to tackle the unease surrounding sex and sexuality with people with learning difficulties.

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