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Forget What You Think You Know... about adult social care

In this episode, one of our former NGDP graduates, Esther Barrott speaks with experts about the adult social care sector, the Government's announced reforms, and what local government needs to help support residents to live healthy lives.

Forget What You Think You Know

Episode 6: adult social care

In this episode Esther Barrott talks to Sarah Pickup, Deputy Chief Executive for the Local Government Association (LGA), to get an insight into what the social care reforms announced from government mean for councils; Sarah Rennie, a wheelchair user who requires 24-hour care to hear what she would like to see for the future of adult social care; Don Brereton, an unpaid carer for his son Sam to understand the experience of unpaid carers and Stephen Chandler, President of the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS) and Director of Adult Services at Oxfordshire County Council, to hear why councils are best placed to lead on this important area.  

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