The Personal Outcomes Collaboration is made up of several organisations working towards the development and implementation of a personal outcomes approach. This site has been developed to bring together a range of resources to support the development and implementation of a personal outcomes approach in health and social care, as well as other human services.
Home not Housing was one of five Scottish Universities Insight Institute programmes on Wellbeing.
A set of ideas workshops explored the concept of ‘home’ from the perspectives of various academic disciplines – housing, planning, social work, healthcare – in order to develop a common vocabulary that will better inform policies relating to house-building, home-working, home-care and general place liveability.
This blog records the discussions and findings of the workshops.
A summary of legiation.
Review that explores the growing emphasis being placed on the relationships of children and young people in care. It examines: the nature and type of these relationships; what indicators are used to define quality; why relationships are beneficial; what barriers there are to their formation; what initiatives have been designed to support relationships; and what evidence there is about their impact.
This Insight was written by Karen Winter (Queen's University Belfast).
Resource that brings together some of the learning from In Defence of Youth Work’s (IDYW) approach to youth work story-telling as this has evolved over the past three-years.
From both the participant's and the facilitator's points of view, it considers how examples of practice have been narrated and analysed in workshops specifically designed for workers (including young volunteers), managers, students and their tutors.
Series of digital stories told by care experienced people.
The Easy Consultation Toolkit is designed to help short break providers and others with short break consultation.
Rather than duplicate existing work on the principles of consultation, this toolkit provides a set of adaptable, practical tools.
Resource that has been put together by colleagues and those with personal experience of caring for loved ones, to assist relatives, friends and carers to continue having meaningful conversations with anyone living with dementia.
Advice and support about how to involve people who use services and carers in designing, delivering and co-producing care services.
Website designed to help people affected by mental health problems on their journey of recovery. It invites people to write their stories and experiences - and offers tools and prompts to encourage, inspire and support people to write.