Practice development: collaborative working in social care

Continuous improvement

At the start and end of the collaborative project, participants, led by the project coordinator or manager, should meet with senior managers to discuss the project aims and outcomes respectively. At the end the discussion should consider the organisational changes required as a result of the emergent knowledge.

It is important for leaders within learning organisations to:

Leaders that follow this model will be in a position to make good use of the knowledge from collaborative projects to support continuous improvement.

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