This report published by the Education and Employers Taskforce presents findings from recent research, considered by the charity’s 2011 Working Group on Work Experience, on the value of work experience to young people within the contexts of: clarifying career aspirations, getting into university, academic attainment and employment. It also examines the quality of work experience and the opportunities and obstacles it affords both young people and employers.
This story describes a family's reasons why extending Self Directed Support into the NHS is important and useful.
Before having my own individual budget my mum had always been my only carer and we had no connections with services. I was getting down on myself and things at home were getting more difficult and strained.