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'Turning the welfare state upside down?' Developing a new approach to adult social care

HSMC, University of Birmingham
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Social Sciences
Monday 7th April 2014 (09:30-16:00)
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For further details please contact Evelina Balandyte, +44(0)121 414 7054, or email

To reserve a place, please complete the booking form and return to Evelina Balandyte, HSMC, Park House, 40 Edgbaston Park Road, Birmingham B15 2RT.

A one-day workshop focusing on ways to build on social capital and community resources

This one-day workshop will be of interest to front-line staff, managers and policy makers in adult social care, directors of public health and all those involved in commissioning and delivering adult social care (whether in the public, private or voluntary sector).

The workshop explores scope to develop more 'assets-based' approaches to adult social care, building on people's aspirations and strengths. With a mix of speakers from local authorities, third sector partners and academia, the event explores ways in which adult social care could seek to draw more fully on existing social capital and community resources. With plenty of time for informal interaction, networking and discussion, the workshop builds on a recent national policy paper ('Turning the welfare state upside down?') commissioned by Birmingham City Council to examine scope for new approaches to the delivery of adult social care.

Download the event flyer/booking form 'Turning the welfare state upside down?' Developing a new approach to adult social care (PDF)


The non-residential registration fee is £295 with a reduction of 25% for representatives of voluntary sector organisations or for each delegate where an organisation sends three or more delegates to a single seminar (inclusive of all materials and refreshments).

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