Tag: resilience

Research – co-production practice

Co-production for Sustainability (2012 – 2032) The Welsh Government’s Sustainable Development Change Programme began in May 2012. It is intended to support behavioural and culture change among civil servants in the Welsh Government. The programme has championed co-production and made use of co-production techniques since it started. One of the first Quick Tips (that you can see on the website) was about how to start to co-produce, followed later by Quick Tips on coaching for […]

Creating empowered and resilient communities

Carnegie UK, The Welsh Council for Voluntary Action and several other organisations have discussed the benefits of kindness in public policy and how this can translate into stronger and happier communities. Read the full reports: Resilient and empowered communities: A discussion paper: https://www.wcva.org.uk/media/5724839/res_comm_disc_e.pdf Empowering communities: https://www.wcva.org.uk/media/6140277/wcva_empowering_communities_report_final.pdf The place of kindness: https://d1ssu070pg2v9i.cloudfront.net/pex/carnegie_uk_trust/2017/07/LOW-RES-3110-Kindness-Overcoming-Risk-Report.pdf Kindness, emotions and human relationships: The blind spot in public policy: https://www.carnegieuktrust.org.uk/publications/kindness-emotions-and-human-relationships-the-blind-spot-in-public-policy/ Insights For A Better Way is a collection of stories, ideas and case studies […]

Meet people where they are

Story heard from Tracy Bodle in Kirklees (apologies for any erroneous transcription, all my own!): At an allotment group set up to support people with mental health issues as part of their recovery journey: a man joined them who was in a difficult place and felt he had nothing to contribute, all he could do was turn up. He sat on a bench and smoked. The other people in the group tried to get him involved […]