Report on an informal programme to establish, support and strengthen user-driven commissioning in six local sites by focusing on three complementary stepping stones.
This learning resource will provide the learner with the necessary skills and knowledge to critically examine — from point of assessment to actual service delivery — how the needs of minority ethnic carers and service users are currently being met. It therefore aims to ensure that the need to achieve equality of opportunity and access lies at the heart of individual and collective practice.
Manual about service users being involved in the on-going systems and procedures of services.
Universal Credit (UC) will replace means-tested benefits and tax credits for people out of work or on low incomes, and transform the system of service delivery. But will UC improve service delivery and incentives to work, and reduce the complexity of the system?
This study found support for reform, but identified risks that need addressing if UC is to bring about genuine improvements for all service users.
This good practice guide is based on research conducted in 2008 to explore the extent of service user and carer involvement in the higher and further education sectors in west and southeast Scotland.
This paper gives voice to service users’ fears and concerns about risk. It identifies additional risks to those commonly identified by professionals and policy-makers and explores how perceptions of risk and rights are significantly different for mental health service users.
The Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) commissioned this paper as part of its programme on risk, trust and relationships in an ageing society, which aims to explore how risk features in the lives of adults who use care and support.
Briefing that looks at benefit changes that can make it easier for service users and carers to get involved in paid participation for social care consultations and events.
This study is part of the Joseph Rowntree Foundation's JRF's A Better Life programme. It aims to provide a framework for understanding what older people with high physical or mental support needs want and value in their lives
This topic is included in the EPPI-Centre knowledge library. The Knowledge Pages facility enables users to search for the key messages within specific subject areas to which EPPI-Centre reviews have contributed.
This report is about involving people who use services in adult safeguarding.It looks at policies and practice, as well as examples of how user involvement is being supported, barriers to greater user involvement, and lessons learned from evaluating adult safeguarding processes. Report published by the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE).