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Category: 01. What is co-production?

Understanding the basics of co-production and its application

The Challenge of Co-Production (Boyle, D., 2009)

Discussion paper on the NESTA website: Boyle, D., 2009. The Challenge of Co-production: How Equal Partnerships Between Professionals and the Public are Crucial to Improving Public Services. NESTA. https://media.nesta.org.uk/documents/the_challenge_of_co-production.pdf A historical look at the reasons Co-Production has now become a viable method of service delivery. This paper highlights the role of co-production in addressing the crisis of reform in public services. It contains useful explanations of what co-production is, is not, and how it works. The […]

TLAP’s Top Ten Tips for Co-production (Easy Read)

Think Local Act Personal (TLAP)’s National Co-production Advisory Group (NCAG) members are an integral part to the work of TLAP. Members are equal partners in steering group meetings, support the production of publications, take part in research and attend national events promoting the role of co-production in establishing good person-centred care and community based support. Their Top Ten Tips for Co-production, written by Sally Percival (chair of NCAG) and other members, has been one of […]

Videos about co-production

1. We made these!   2. We also curate a playlist on YouTube: Here is our YouTube playlist of co-production videos (by us and mostly by other people). We particularly like this one:   And here are all the rest:.   3. If you’re curious, check out all the videos we hoard on our YouTube channel… Link to our YouTube channel.

What real co-production is not (A4, 2 pager)

This is a two-sided A4 information sheet that helps to clarify: on one side, co-production: what it looks like, what it’s for, and how it works on the other side, what real co-production *isn’t* Handy to keep checking in whether you’re on the right track; but also for having conversations in which you need to debunk some preconceptions about co-pro… Click on the link below to open the pdf in a new tab: CoproNetWales A4 info sheet […]

Co-production definition and principles (with posters)

1. Co-production: the definition Co-production is an asset-based approach to public services that enables people providing and people receiving services to share power and responsibility, and to work together in equal, reciprocal and caring relationships. It creates opportunities for people to access support when they need it, and to contribute to social change. 2. Co-production is underpinned by 5 principles: 1.    Value all participants, and build on their strengths. 2.    Develop networks of mutual support. 3.    Do what […]

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