Report 61: Co-production and participation: Older people with high support needs
Published: October 2012
This is a summary of research literature on the participation and co-production of older people with high support needs. Benefits and barriers are identified and practice examples are listed. The report will be of particular interest to
- commissioners of social and health care services
- people working in housing provision
- service users and others developing the co-production/participation agenda in care provision and service development
Key messages coming out of this report.
This report is a summary of some of the messages that can be used to inform thinking.
Defining 'older people with high support needs' - the diversity of this group and the context of older people's lives
We list some of the benefits and barriers of participation.
Older people can participate through forums and panels or as a specific interest group.
Resources available to support co-production work in social care.