Following the launch of new book ‘Power and Connection‘ earlier this month, our Nick Sinclair joined authors Eddie Bartnik and Ralph Broad, along with Sian Roderick from Swansea University for a Q&A session hosted by Simon Duffy and the Centre for Welfare Reform.
“Some key Local Area Coordination outcomes include […] people living rich and fulfilling lives, having supportive natural relationships, being active, valued, contributing citizens, and really paying attention to nurturing family resilience. These create the conditions for reducing demand and dependency on services and funding”. Ralph Broad
Some of the key questions asked:
- Why is Local Area Coordination important today?
- What Local Area Coordination is and how it works?
- Where did Local Area Coordination develop?
- How important has research been in supporting Local Area Coordination development?
- What is the function of the Local Area Coordination Network? How does it work and what does it achieve?
- How does Local Area Coordination fit alongside other examples of good practice?
- How has Local Area Coordination evolved?
- What are the pressures that we face in implementing Local Area Coordination?
If you’re interested in finding out more about Local Area Coordination in England and Wales, or collaborating in other work, do get in touch with us at the Local Area Coordination Network.
“The Network works really hard to connect with other good stuff going on and understand it. We have regular Coordinator Gatherings online where we invite people who are leading other things to come and talk about their work. We really try to learn and engage collaboratively as much as we can”. Nick Sinclair