What would happen if you thought about social care as a way to revitalise local economies, rather than drain them?
In a departure from my usual domain I wrote this report for NEF (2017) in partnership with Localise West Midlands. It was fascinating.
A focus on new models of care could be a win-win in difficult times. To be clear: none of this excuses the need for national Government to put a proper amount of funding into the system. But for pioneering local areas, care could be the engine of a new approach to economic development that starts from the needs of communities, not big investors
It was covered as an exclusive in the Guardian.