Gr8 Support Movement

Publications & Articles

We know time is precious and people are busy BUT maintaining the energy, vision and action of us all is so important.  In this section we will post a range of publications and articles to give you quick access to some of the current issues and thoughts to stimulate your ideas and action.   Let us know, via Contact Us if there is something you would think we should be posting here.

A Family Survival Guide - Care and Assessment Reviews (CTRs)

A Family Survival Guide – Care and Assessment Reviews (CTRs)

A valuable guide developed for families by families. Thanks to Bring Us Together for making this happen! CTR-Survival-Guide-Aug-2017-1 copy ...
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Thinking about resourcefulness - the ability to find quick, snazzy or clever ways in challenging times

Thinking about resourcefulness – the ability to find quick, snazzy or clever ways in challenging times

The Gr8 Support Movement is supported by a number of friends who now and again pose a question or challenge to stimulate debate and develop ideas for action. Have a ...
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A wish, a growl and a Gr8 Support Movement

A wish, a growl and a Gr8 Support Movement

Thanks to Jo Clare for this wonderful blog detailing the story leading to the Gr8 Support Movement A wish, a growl and a Gr8 Support Movement ...
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Healing Integrity Gaps

Healing Integrity Gaps

When they need publicly commissioned assistance, people with learning disabilities have to enact their freedom under more constraints than other citizens do. Many laws and policies have not caught up ...
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What do we know about Direct Payment PAs?

What do we know about Direct Payment PAs?

Skills for Care have produced an interesting report on the Pa workforce which shows much lower sickness absence, turnover and higher pay than the independent sector – though LA pay ...
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We've got a life - Book & Film

We’ve got a life – Book & Film

Getta Life, a small organisation in Coventry which constantly demonstrates a style of support that enables people to be truly themselves. People who have previously been denied the freedom to ...
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