The policy and legislative move towards endorsing co-production in Wales started in the social care and health sectors, and has since widened to include all public services. It began as far back as 2011, and is still being emphasised today in all the key devolved policy documents. Sustainable Social Services for Wales: A Framework for […]
Measuring the Mountain: What really matters in social care to individuals in Wales?
Measuring the Mountain is an initiative funded by Welsh Government. Report of a Citizens’ Jury The Citizens’ Jury took place between 24th and 27th September 2018. The report was drafted by Katie Cooke, Measuring the Mountain Project Manager and Rachel Iredale, Reader in Public Engagement at the University of South Wales, on behalf of the […]
What Welsh legislation says: a summary
Sally Rees has helpfully combed through all the Welsh legislation and extracted the following information about what it says about co-production and why it matters. Screenshots below, and click this link to download the pdf document.
Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015
1. The Government Act The Act will make the public bodies listed in the Act think more about the long term, work better with people and communities and each other, look to prevent problems and take a more joined-up approach. https://gov.wales/topics/people-and-communities/people/future-generations-act/?lang=en 2. The Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act – All You Need To Know […]
Welsh Government Programme for government (2018) including Prosperity for All: the national strategy
We want to build a Wales that is healthy and active, prosperous and secure, ambitious and learning, and united and connected. Our Programme for Government, Taking Wales Forward, outlines the commitments we will deliver over the next 5 years to help drive improvement and make the biggest difference to the lives of everyone in Wales. […]
Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014
1. The full Government Act Welsh Government. 2014. Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014. http://www.legislation.gov.uk/anaw/2014/4/contents 2. Getting in on the Act (Social Care Wales resources) To go alongside the introduction of the Social Services and Wellbeing (Wales) Act, the Care Council for Wales (now Social Care Wales) introduced an online resource for information and advice […]
Co-production Catalogue from Wales (Seeing is Believing)
In 2015, Ruth Dineen (Co-production Wales) and Public Health Wales put together the Seeing is Believing Catalogue of co-production case studies from Wales. (History in case you’ve been here before and you’re wondering: it used to be hosted on the Good Practice Wales website, but this has now been archived.) This report is organised into: […]