Enabling Social Action Programme. (March 2018 – March 2020) The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) is working in partnership with the universities of Sheffield and Hull on Phase 2 of the Enabling Social Action programme. The programme aims to support local authority commissioners to co-design, co-produce and co-deliver services with local people, service users, and civil society organisations, and to embed social action in their routine working. The programme will include a […]
Impact and outcomes reporting Supporting intermediary organisations Iriss. Published July 2018. “Iriss was involved in delivering workshops, alongside Corra Foundation, that helped explore with intermediary support organisations their approaches to expressing the impact and outcomes of their work. The organisations taking part all received core funding through the Scottish Government’s CYPFEIF and ALEC Fund (Children, Young People and Families Early Intervention Fund and Adult Learning and Empowering Communities Fund), which Corra Foundation administers…” https://www.iriss.org.uk/resources/reports/impact-and-outcomes-reporting
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 […]
Slay, J., Penny, J. (2014). Commissioning for Outcomes and Co-Production: A Guide for Local Authorities. NEF. https://neweconomics.org/uploads/files/974bfd0fd635a9ffcd_j2m6b04bs.pdf An in-depth look at how commissioning should be conducted to incorporate co-production to make the best use of resources.
Positive risk taking is defined as ‘…weighing up the potential benefits and harms of exercising one choice of action over another. Identifying the potential risks involved, and developing plans and actions that reflect the positive potentials and stated priorities of the client. It involves using available resources and support to achieve the desired outcomes, and to minimise the potential harmful outcomes. It is not negligent ignorance of the potential risks… it is usually a very […]