This Guide examines what will support the changes in adult social care to ensure that the people who use services are at the heart of their own care and support.
Adult social care resources and services
SCIE research briefing 31: co-production: an emerging evidence base for adult social care transformation
Part of Co-production
Co-production has been the focus of much recent attention, within both public policy and practice. SCIE's latest research briefing examines the definitions of co-production and its use as a potentially transformative way of thinking about social care; emphasising that people are not passive recipients of services and have assets and expertise which can help improve service delivery and outcomes.
Supporting people in accessing meaningful work: recovery approaches in community-based adult mental health services
This knowledge review focuses on an approach to delivering mental health services that is vital to achieving personalised support for those accessing opportunities for employment, education and meaningful occupation.
This report looks across health and social care services for children, young people and adults with four aims: To provide a short summary of the history and principles of user involvement; To describe the current situation in Northern Ireland; To discuss a range of options for the further inclusion and participation of users in the work of NISCC, RQIA and SCIE; To make recommendations to inform the development of a future strategy for user.
The recovery approach in community-based vocational and training adult mental health day services: systematic map report 2
This systematic map focuses on the particular area of vocation, meaningful occupation and training in the reshaping of mental health day services.
This guide offers quick and easy access to practice knowledge about how social care agencies can develop the involvement of adults including older people in developing social care services. It covers key research findings; ideas from practice; details of relevant legislation, guidance and standards; and links to further information. It is aimed primarily at practitioners and managers but will also be useful to everyone involved in promoting adult service users' participation.
This report was produced by Shaping Our Lives National User Network with SCIE for the Department of Health. The Department requested that this piece of work be done to contribute towards their consultation on service users views on the future of adult social care