Tag: Channel 4

    Could ‘Old People’s Home for 4-year-olds’ force a shake-up in social care- Andrew Dunne

    Could ‘Old People’s Home for 4-year-olds’ force a shake-up in social care- Andrew Dunne

    The University of Bath’s Professor Malcolm Johnson has been researching intergenerational issues in social care for a quarter of a century, but it’s taken his involvement in a hugely popular TV programme to get everyone finally talking about it. Professor Malcolm Johnson is a busy man. Since this summer’s broadcast of Channel 4’s ‘Old People’s […]

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    Apprenticeship fulfils lifetime dream for Lewis

    Apprenticeship fulfils lifetime dream for Lewis

    A lifetime dream has been fulfilled for a 21-year-old man with Asperger’s syndrome and autism after he secured an apprenticeship with Channel 4.   Since leaving college, Lewis Barlow-Hyde aspired to work within the media industry but he never believed that he would realise his dreams due to the barriers he felt he had to […]

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    Channel 4’s Dispatches ‘Under Lock and Key’ brings cross-sector response

    Channel 4’s Dispatches ‘Under Lock and Key’ brings cross-sector response

    Providers of learning disability services expressed shock and disappointment at the scenes depicted in Channel 4’s ‘Under Lock and Key’ aired on Wednesday 1st March.   The Dispatches documentary prompted organisations representing the sector – including CMG, Voyage Care, United Response, Lifeways, The Wilf Ward Family Trust, Mencap, Choice Care Group, the Voluntary Organisations Disabilities […]

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