Tag: training

Research – co-producing research

Co-producing resources and guidance for sharing power in research (June 2018 – February 2019) The aim of Phase 1 of the project was to develop resources to help people share power more effectively when co-producing research. We facilitated two workshops with Gary Hickey, NIHR INVOLVE. Twelve public contributors, three community organisations / healthcare staff and seven researchers took part Public contributors were offered payment to ensure equity. All participants had experience of co-produced research and […]

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. […]

Good Help Award finalists

The Good Help Award was launched in February 2018 as part of the release of the Nesta and Osca publication Good and bad help: how purpose and confidence transforms lives. This publication explores the difference between ‘good help’ – that supports people to feel hopeful, identify their own goals and confidently take action – and ‘bad help’ – that undermines people’s confidence, and creates dependency and inaction. Although ‘good help’ is well evidenced and core to how many organisations support people […]

The Good Life Group

Inspiration from Scotland – a group of adults with learning disabilities who work to improve the lives of people like them. They challenge attitudes and influence the planning of relevant policies through their membership of boards and committees that make decisions affecting their lives. They also provide training to organisations that deliver public services. The training is unique and innovative both in its use of Forum Theatre and because it is conceived, designed and delivered […]