Paul Smith

Tackling grant complaints

13/01/2020

Paul Smith outlines five ways that a local authority can reduce the number of complaints it receives about disabled facilities grants.

How councils can improve support for independent living

14/05/2019

Paul Smith outlines his five top tips on how councils can improve the outcomes for disabled people living in their area.

Supporting people with dementia

27/03/2019

Paul Smith and Francis Philippa explain how four different pilot projects have helped improve the quality of life for people living with dementia.

DPS – A flexible way to procure

10/07/2018

Paul Smith urges councils to consider Dynamic Purchasing Systems (DPSs) as a pioneering approach to procurement and outlines the five top reasons for considering the use of a DPS.

Taking the strain off unpaid carers

17/05/2016

Paul Smith calls on local authorities to use the disabled facility grant to support carers as well fund adaptations.

Fast-tracking home adaptations

08/03/2016

Paul Smith argues the recent ‘crisis in residential care’ report is a 'major over-simplification of a very complicated problem'

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