Report on an informal programme to establish, support and strengthen user-driven commissioning in six local sites by focusing on three complementary stepping stones.
In Scotland co-production is no longer just a ‘nice idea’ but a necessity to deal with increasing health inequalities (Sir Harry Burns) and changing demographics and expectations (Gerry Power).
This book shows how and why Scotland has become one of the leaders in public service co-production – and how the lessons learnt so far can be applied more widely.
A Danish-based cross-ministerial innovation unit which involves citizens and businesses in developing new solutions for the public sector. It is also a neutral zone for inspiring creativity, innovation and collaboration.
Documents East Dunbartonshire's Dementia Clinic Advisory Service, which is built on a model of co-production and choice for people with dementia.
It is a service co-designed and delivered by a network of third sector providers. The service delivery model is already helping to reshape services and reduce pressure on frontline council services and budgets.
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. It will also be useful for people working in housing provision and service users and others developing the co-production/participation agenda in care provision and service development. Resource published by Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) in October 2012. Review date in October 2015.
Literature review which was requested by the Community Justice division of the Scottish Government to advise on and inform the development of a user engagement strategy for criminal justice policy and practice. The purpose of the review was to provide an overview of existing research evidence relating to the concept, practice and value of user engagement in criminal justice policy and practice.
Guardian article which explains how a project in Scotland involved young people in planning and designing care leavers' services.
This report argues that truly transformational public innovation requires creative decommissioning: actively challenging incumbent service models and mindsets to invest properly in new approaches. As public resources are increasingly precious, creative decommissioning will become a critical
capability for public services.
Paper that builds on an earlier publication ‘A glass half-full: how an asset approach can improve community health and wellbeing’. It promotes different ways of engaging local communities in co-producing local solutions and reducing health inequalities.
The paper argues that asset principles help us to understand what gives us health and wellbeing. It makes the case for developing ways of working that protect and promote the assets, resources, capacities and circumstances associated with positive health for everyone.
Short report that details the findings of an independent evaluation of SCIE’s participation function and describes SCIE’s new strategy to work towards co-production.