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Articles and publications

Here you will find articles and publications in relation to Supported Living from Paradigm and others. Please read, share and act!

Let's remember what 'Supported Living' really means.

Let’s remember what ‘Supported Living’ really means.

More and more we hear that 'Supported Living' doesn't work. That 'Supported Living' leads to poor or not enough support. Those of you who use Reach and have met us ...
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Registering the Right Support (CQC)

Registering the Right Support (CQC)

This Policy Guidance from CQC aims to ensure that there is a consistent approach to registration and that their expectations are clear to registration applicants. Registration managers and inspectors will ...
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Love, Fear and Victoria Sponge

Love, Fear and Victoria Sponge

A poweful article from a mother. The apparently little things REALLY do matter. Love, Fear and a Victoria Sponge ...
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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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Playing Your Part in Creating Positive Cultures

Playing Your Part in Creating Positive Cultures

Creating Positive Cultures was an initiative established by Paradigm, a UK based training and development agency working primarily with organisations that provide support for people with learning disabilities. This initiative ...
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Building the Right Support

Building the Right Support

The national plan to develop community services and close inpatient facilities for people with a learning disability and/or autism who display behaviour that challenges, including those with a mental health ...
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Registering the Right Support

Registering the Right Support

A good, practical report giving some clear guidance is relation to good support and what this looks like. Good to see CQC highlight the importance of Reach Support for LIVING ...
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Inclusive Leadership

Tips for Surviving (Nan Carle)

A set of thought starters to support our leadership skills and our conversations with people supported, families, teams and friends ...
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'Suit you, Sir?'  Challenging Behaviour in Learning Disability Services

‘Suit you, Sir?’ Challenging Behaviour in Learning Disability Services

'We learn to achieve things in certain ways in order to achieve things we feel we need to get or get away from…….' The reality for many is that we ...
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New plans from the Care Quality Commission (Oct 2014)

New plans from the Care Quality Commission (Oct 2014)

Too much "awful care" is happening in care homes in England, the chief inspector of adult social care at the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has told the BBC. The standard ...
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