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Research – older people

See also research – social care and research – social care (continued) See also research – health and research – health (continued)     Dementia-friendly walks evaluation I & II: Paths for All (2017-2018) This evaluation project explored the second year of the dementia-friendly walking project. Paths for All were keen to obtain views of people living with dementia, their carers and other walk attendees regarding their experiences of attending the walks. Approximately 100 group […]

Research – health (continued)

For research into health and co-production, see also the resources on the Involve (NIHR) website.     Optimising the impact of health services research on the organisation and delivery of health services: a study of embedded models of knowledge co-production in the NHS (January 2018-June 2020) The multi-method Embedded Research study aims to increase the influence of health services research in two main ways. First, we will develop the evidence base underpinning the nature and […]

Social entrepreneurship

Transform Ageing: A stitch in time – inside The Sewing Rooms CASE STUDY At the end of 2017 Design Council invited social entrepreneurs to respond to a series of six briefs compiled by local communities looking for innovative product and service solutions, with the simple aim of improving the experience of later life for local people in Somerset, Torbay, Devon and Cornwall. Nineteen social entrepreneurs successfully responded and received funding and support to deliver lasting […]

Community transport

Laughs, heartache and the winding road: life stories aboard a community bus in rural Wales Dial-a-Ride is a UK community transport service assisting people – largely the elderly – when ordinary public transport is either unsuitable or unavailable. In this short documentary, the UK filmmakers George Cowie and Tom Huntingford spend two weeks on a Dial-a-Ride bus as it traverses rural South Wales, engaging with the driver and passengers about their perspectives on life and […]

Buurtzorg: revolutionising home care in the Netherlands

Home care in the Netherlands is provided to the chronically ill, people with dementia, and individuals in need of end-of-life care following their discharge from hospital. It encompasses medical treatment and nursing services, such as dressing wounds and giving injections, as well as personal care such as help with taking a shower or guidance on coping with daily activities. Thus, home care is one of the most personal forms of healthcare. Buurtzorg was founded as […]

Research – social care

OLDER PEOPLE Developing Evidence-Enriched Practice in Health and Social Care with Older People programme (2014-2015 – ongoing) The DEEP programme is part of the Joseph Rowntree Foundation funded ‘A Better Life’ which ran from 2009 to 2014. This programme produced a wealth of research evidence on the factors that promote a better quality of life for older people with high support needs. Key findings were summarized in ‘Seven Challenges’. The DEEP programme built on these findings. […]

Research in practice film: Co-production in practice

A film by Research In Practice shows how to engage communities, build social capital, and change the relationship between state and citizen.  Local authorities and service providers are finding cost-effective ways of working with local communities to utilise skills and knowledge for mutual benefit. These assets-based approaches to developing new services are helping to empower residents and change the relationship between citizen and state. Research in Practice and Research in Practice for Adults have produced a short film that illustrates three different examples […]

Guide to co-production with older people

Co-production with Older People Guide  National Development Team for inclusion (NDTi) This paper sets out 7 principles to help local authorities and their partners, including local communities, work together and improve older people’s influence at all levels of service commissioning and delivery. Use this resource to provoke thinking about what underpins successful collaboration with older people for a range of purposes. Includes helpful diagrams about how the 7 principles can be translated into practical steps, […]

The Four Mile Rule

Jackon, L., Fielder, P., 2009. THE DEBENHAM PROJECT: The Four Mile Rule & Other Lessons. http://www.the-debenham-project.org.uk/downloads/articles/2016/4milerule.pdf A local application of co-production in relation to dementia sufferers in rural England. ______________________   A write up by Helen Sharp on the Ideas Hub: “The inception and journey of the Debenham Project is a remarkable story and one that continues to evolve as the community changes. Local volunteers have developed a range of dementia support services second to none in […]

Integrated Service for Older People

Our Integrated service provides early intervention by Health & Social Care professionals working in a co-productive and prudent way, as one service across different health & social care organisations in Monmouthshire. We work alongside service users, helping them to lead as independent a life as possible and providing proportional, timely interventions based on encouraging independence. We help to keep people independent for as long as possible by asking the “What Really Matters to You” question, […]

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