Public participation in planning and implementing health care has become a government mandate in many states. In UK mental health services, this 'user involvement' policy dates back nearly three decades and has now become enshrined in policy. However, an implementation gap in terms of achieving meaningful involvement and influence for service users persists.
Ecosynergy Group, a research for development centre, has partnered with the Fast Track Inclusion Trust to produce a number of peer-learning resources based on applied research projects conducted in New Zealand.
Topics range from building resilience, developing new micro-enterprise initiatives to raising children with disabilities.
Storyworks gathers and presents personal stories around a range of topics. It works with artists, health professionals, researchers, charities, patients, and theatre companies. Its projects have taken them around the world; from living rooms and hospital wards to music festivals and prison cells.
An inititative that encourages families to create a playlist of personally meaningful music on an iPod for their loved one. Features stories from families and individuals involved in the programme.
Videos on Social Care TV on he subject of health ans social care integration.
A series of stories from people with autism, parents and siblings.
The NHS Scotland Releasing Time to Care (RTC) Community of Practice (CoP) website is for all clinicians and colleagues from Health and Social Care settings around NHSScotland who are working with and realising the benefits of the RTC programme. This website offers us all the opportunity to network and share our success stories and challenges, and learn with and from others. Anyone with an interest in RTC in health and social care may join this network, which is intended to be a place where you can freely interact with the Scotland-wide RTC community
The LGA has partnered with NHS England, The Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS), The Association of Directors of Children's Services (ADCS), Monitor, NHS Confederation and the Department of Health (DH) to deliver a programme of work carried out by Integrating Care and PPL.
The toolkit enables Health and Wellbeing Boards and local partners to understand the evidence and impact of different integrated care models on service users, as well as the associated impact on activity and cost to different parts of the health and care system.
Website that offers information about the Social Care Research Ethics Committee (REC), types of studies it reviews, how to apply for research ethics review, and who to contact for further help.
The Social Care REC is a group of people appointed to review research proposals to assess formally if the research is ethical. This means the research must conform to recognised ethical standards which include respecting the dignity, rights, safety and wellbeing of the people who take part.
A programme run by the Scottish Universities Insight Institute (SUII).
The key objectives of this project are to: