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Co-production & involvement audit for organisations (online)

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 […]

Joint decision-making, co-production and meaningful community participation: what works?

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 […]

Academics should consult people

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 […]