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The Easy Consultation Toolkit is designed to help short break providers and others with short break consultation.

Rather than duplicate existing work on the principles of consultation, this toolkit provides a set of adaptable, practical tools.

Resource that has been put together by colleagues and those with personal experience of caring for loved ones, to assist relatives, friends and carers to continue having meaningful conversations with anyone living with dementia.

Advice and support about how to involve people who use services and carers in designing, delivering and co-producing care services.

For more story-based resources, see the Storybank.

Video blog that gets up close and personal with veterans, mothers, children, layoff victims and others who have been forced onto the streets by a variety of circumstances.

It puts into context one of the nation’s most troubling and prevalent issues through personal stories captured by the lens of Mark Horvath – its founder – and brings into focus the pain, hardship and hopelessness that millions face each day. 

Website of the Autism Self Direct SDS service, a single referral point for anyone looking for an autism specific self-directed support service.

The Children’s Social Care Innovation Programme seeks to support the development, testing and sharing of more effective ways of supporting children who need help from children’s social care services.

The documents on this page provide further information about the programme.

Ecosynergy Group, a research for development centre, has partnered with the Fast Track Inclusion Trust to produce a number of peer-learning resources based on applied research projects conducted in New Zealand.

Topics range from building resilience, developing new micro-enterprise initiatives to raising children with disabilities.

For more story-based resources, see the Storybank.

Storyworks gathers and presents personal stories around a range of topics. It works with artists, health professionals, researchers, charities, patients, and theatre companies. Its projects have taken them around the world; from living rooms and hospital wards to music festivals and prison cells.

An inititative that encourages families to create a playlist of personally meaningful music on an iPod for their loved one. Features stories from families and individuals involved in the programme.