Co-production in organisations that support people in the community

Supporting Each Other Equals Power! (SEOEP)

A project to empower people with learning difficulties to help other people with learning difficulties. It was a partnership between the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE), People First (Self Advocacy) (PFSA) and Breaking Out of the Bubble (BOB, formerly People First Lambeth).

Learning Disabilities Innovation Fund provides opportunities for people with learning disabilities

Learning Disabilities Innovation Fund provides opportunities for people with learning disabilities

A joint effort by Pembrokeshire Association of Voluntary Services (PAVS), the Dream Team and Pembrokeshire People First (PPF), they co-produced the Learning Disabilities Innovation Fund (LDIF) providing an opportunity for people with learning disabilities to come up with ideas for new activities and services and access funding to test them out in practice.

Mind’s co-produced project to diversify those involved in influencing

Mind’s co-produced project to diversify those involved in influencing

Looking at how to diversify who Mind involves in their lived experience work, specifically looking at Black, Asian and minority ethnic (racialised) communities and at opportunities to maximise the influence of people with lived experience. Involvement included Mind staff and board members, and an external project lead and six advisors, to add insights and to work together to find solutions.

Co-production project in the South Wales Valleys

Co-production project in the South Wales Valleys

Swansea University are working with the community in the village of Troedrhiwfuwch to explore and organise their historical archive, and develop digital technologies through co-production methods. The aim is to preserve the historic legacy of the village for future generations.

Disability Rights UK’s project to increase participation in sport and physical activity

Disability Rights UK’s project to increase participation in sport and physical activity

Disability Rights UK working alongside Disabled people and Disabled people's user-led organisations to lead change in the social care, social work and sport sectors, in order to improve health and wellbeing outcomes for Disabled people and help them to get active in a way that is right for them.

Co-producing improved design and delivery in Rhondda Cynon Taf

Co-producing improved design and delivery in Rhondda Cynon Taf

The RCT Learning Disability Transformation Programme, a project within Rhondda Cynon Taf Council is aimed at changing and improving the way learning disability and autism services are designed and delivered within the county. Encouraging co-production at all levels of the project, from strategic Board level to open processes for allowing local people to suggest ideas or solutions.

Healthwatch Suffolk’s project to encourage co-production

Healthwatch Suffolk’s project to encourage co-production between local people and organisations

Find out how Healthwatch Suffolk invited local community and partner organisations together to understand what co-production means, and how it can and should be embedded into the culture of health and social care provision. One flagship example of co-production locally is the design of a new hospital facility.