Co-production training and resources for health and social care managers commissioners, frontline practitioners, people who use services and carers. Improve participation and co-production with people who use services and carers to develop and deliver better social care and health provision.
User participation resources and services
This report on the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) and care planning provides guidance for both commissioners and provider of social care on how care and support plans can comply with the principles of the MCA.
Part of Co-production
This At a glance briefing looks at benefit changes that can make it easier for service users and carers to get involved in paid participation for social care consultations and events.
Part of Co-production
Resources created to support people with dementia, their carers and staff working in dementia services providing practical tips, tools and activities to help you in your work with dementia
The road ahead?: information for young people with learning difficulties, their families and supporters at transition
This report for the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) brings together the findings from three inter-linked investigations relating to the information needs of young people, their parents and supporters at transition. It was undertaken over a six month period between October 2003 and March 2004 and included: focus group interviews with young people, their parents and supporters; a systematic review of the literature on transition; and a review of the information already available for young people, parents and professionals, including an evaluation of materials by young people and parents. The project was carried out by the Norah Fry Research Centre (NFRC) in partnership with North Somerset People First (NSPF) and the Home Farm Trust (HFT).
The General Social Care Council (GSCC) and Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) share a commitment to putting service users and carers at the heart of all aspects of social work and social care, including social work education. As part of this commitment, the GSCC and SCIE held a joint conference in November 2003, to promote and share different approaches to service user and carer involvement in social work education and training. This report provides a summary of the content of the conference, an analysis of lessons learnt and some suggestions and practical tips about putting this into practice effectively. We hope it will contribute to further developing knowledge and dissemination of good practice in this area.
A film that shows older people with high support needs who live in a care home. They talk about what is important in their lives and how they like to be treated.
A film that shows older people with high support needs who live in the community. They talk about what is important in their lives and how they like to be treated.
How the care leavers' films were made; the contribution of interviewers and interviewees
Service user and carer involvement in the supervision of health and social care workers: seminar report
This report presents findings from a seminar of service users and carers, health and social care practitioners and managers to discuss their different experiences of being involved in or having input into supervision. It forms part of a project on the delivery of supervision to health and social care workers in integrated settings. The report also covers the potential benefits of involvement; the potential difficulties with such involvement; ideas about how to increase such involvement.