Radical Help: How We Can Remake the Relationships Between Us and Revolutionise the Welfare State
How should we live: how should we care for one another; grow our capabilities to work, to learn, to love and fully realise our potential? This exciting and ambitious book shows how we can re-design the welfare state for this century.
The welfare state was revolutionary: it lifted thousands out of poverty, provided decent homes, good education and security. But it is out of...more
Hilary explains the history and demise of the Great British welfare system, humanising it’s failures with stories of the detrimental real-life impact it’s had on people’s lives. Inspired by these lives, Hilary showcases a suite of people-centred ideas that could replace the current juggernaut of a service.
It is at that very point that she kept losing ...more
Who knows where this might lead, with the right sort of political backing this ...more
Although a Challenge to help those realise the potential to use different strategies, it is demonstrated in this book and the projects it founded that by taking the human approach and listening to those who are in need is the way forward. A very well, documented and evidenced piece of work that will I hope be the foundation for more of the same around the country. Thank you Hilary Cottom, for imparting your story, and learning so that other s can.