A number of terms are used in the field of engagement, often interchangeably, and frequently with different meanings depending on who is using them; so it is always useful to clarify and agree what we mean when we’re at the start of a process. We thought it would be useful for us to share the definitions we use at the Co-production Network for Wales; they reflect current good practice in engagement, co-production and involvement in […]
The Co-production and Involvement Audit is a simple self-assessment tool which helps organisations assess how effective they are at successfully adopting co-productive ways of working. It consists of fifteen action statements, organised in accordance with the ‘five core principles of co-production’ each of which is given a score. It provides a high-level snapshot of how you are doing, alongside an understanding of what is working, and what needs to be done to keep improving. The […]
How might patient involvement in healthcare quality improvement efforts work—A realist literature review ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER Bergerum, C., Thor, J., Josefsson, K., and Wolmesjö, M. (2019) Health Expectations Abstract: This realist literature review, regarding active patient involvement in healthcare quality improvement (QI), seeks to identify possible mechanisms that contribute to success or failure. Furthermore, the paper outlines key considerations for organizing and supporting patient involvement in healthcare QI efforts. Two literature searches were performed. Altogether, […]
By the What Works Centre for Wellbeing Download full report and briefing here: https://whatworkswellbeing.org/blog/joint-decision-making-co-production-and-meaningful-community-participation-what-works/ KEY FINDINGS There are a range of potential benefits from community involvement in decision-making, for both participants and their wider communities. Joint decision-making interventions can be successful in deflecting threats to the local area, maintaining and enhancing local conditions, resisting ‘hollowing out’ of neighbourhood services and facilities, and attracting resources to create better places to live. The beneficial impacts identified were on […]
The Co-production Network for Wales and Tai Pawb ran a joint project in 2018 looking at tenant involvement on boards and governance of Registered Social Landlords. Here is the infographic summarising the findings. Click the image to open the pdf in a new window.
From an article by Mike Gulliver: “Academics should consult Deaf people before we plan to co-produce research with them. Surely?” “How can we think of a project, think that it’s an interesting idea, think that it’s a good idea for the community, think that we know how to set it up… and then write the proposal, get the funding… all without the community being involved, and then expect the community to gratefully leap into a ready […]