Bridget Bennett, Integration Team manager, Community Wellbeing service, Stoke-on-Trent City Council, wins the INSIGHT 2016 Learning from People Award.
Expert Citizens were delighted with Bridget’s efforts, who has been proactive in recognising multiple needs in the context of the recent Care Act. Leading a team of social work professionals, Bridget has helped social care services to be more accessible.
Bridget is supporting colleagues to take part in specific training focused on multiple needs as part of their continuing professional development. This is beginning to strengthen the relationship between social care, health, and third sector partners.
Pictured with Bridget is Expert Citizen Karen McCall who presented the Award.
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Using our life experiences of Homelessness, Addiction, History of Offending and Mental Health. We advocate for users of support services, to be directly involved in the design and delivery of services.