Tag Archives: Co-operatives

Co-Production in Adult Social Care (SCIE)

Summary Co-production promises to make an important contribution towards solving the many challenges facing social care, including pressures to improve: (i) the cost-effectiveness of services, (ii) user and carer experience, (iii) community capacity and (iv) better integration of health and care. This … Continue reading

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Voluntary Groups Assist Government to Improve Health and Wellbeing (Department of Health)

Summary The Department of Health has announced the 21 voluntary sector organisations which will participate in the Health and Care Voluntary Sector Strategic Partner Programme for 2013/14. The programme helps to keep policy makers in touch with the many voluntary and community sector organisations which exist already and … Continue reading

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New Ways of Caring for Elderly People (BBC News)

Summary This BBC News item reports on how communities, neighbourhoods and families have been involved in devising projects aiming to enable pensioners feel more confident that they will be cared for in old age. In York, the Joseph Rowntree Foundation charity has established Hartrigg Oaks, … Continue reading

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SCIE’s Co-Production Network (SCIE)

Summary The Co-Production Network is central to SCIE‘s co-production strategy. It supports the involvement of user, carer and equality groups’ in SCIE’s strategic decision-making and provides a collective body of stakeholders with which SCIE can work in the co-production of projects and programmes. Network membership comprises a growing number of: National … Continue reading

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People Powered Health: Co-Production Catalogue (NESTA)

Summary This document catalogues examples of collaborative public services in action, looking particularly at those involved in health and social care. NESTA believe that co-production is potentially transformative; because it involves “re-framing the problem and re-establishing relationships to enable more … Continue reading

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Engage Mutual (EMA)

Summary Engage Mutual is a customer owned business serving more than 500,000 people across the UK. “We want to build a genuine community of members, who don’t just benefit from the services we provide, but interact and actively support each other”. … Continue reading

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New Organisational Models for Health and Social Care Delivery (Health and Social Care Partnership South East)

Summary This briefing paper reviews the development of employee ownership and social enterprises in health and social care. It looks at the creation of new forms of organisation as alternatives to direct service provision or conventional outsourcing. It is aimed … Continue reading

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