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October 2011 Blog Posts (8)

the next London Coproduction Practitioner event

Hello all!

For all of those based in and around London, you may be interested to know that there is an upcoming practitioners meeting planned for November the 30th between 10-12.

George Garrad of Look Ahead Housing has kindly offered to host this event at the Aldgate Hostel (see below address);

 

7 Dock Street

London…

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Added by Joe Penny on October 31, 2011 at 14:50 — 4 Comments

Co Production

Hi

We are looking at Co Production within our services and would really like to come and meet your group and understand more about co production and how you went about driving it forward. Hopefully you may be able to provide us with some training or guide us in the right direction.

Regards Carmel

Added by carmel bailey on October 20, 2011 at 12:36 — No Comments

What does co-production mean for organisations?

One of the difficulties for pioneer co-producers is that they often seem to fly in the face of the way public services have been developing over the past generation.



They rely on face to face influence when the trend has been virtual.  They appeal to general skills when the trend has been increasingly specialist.  They believe in ordinary skills, amateur in the best sense, when the trend has been increasingly over-professionalised.



Most important perhaps, co-production relies… Continue

Added by David Boyle on October 19, 2011 at 20:45 — 3 Comments

Shaping the Choreography of Care and Support for Older People

Lisa Pattoni and I (from IRISS) would like to take this opportunity to invite you to follow a coproduction project we are running at the moment. 'Shaping the Choreography of Care and Support' is bringing together knowledge and experience of older people and carers with organisations from public, private, voluntary and health sectors in Glasgow, and the service design sector, to explore how we can match the future expectations and…

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Added by Gayle Rice on October 10, 2011 at 16:36 — No Comments

Calling all practitioners: an evidence based review of co-production

Calling all practitioners

nef is working on writing up a review of the literature on co-production. The aim of the review is to gather and analyse information on the effectiveness of co-production as an approach to delivering public services: specifically looking at where it has been shown to improve outcomes, and impact on the cost effectiveness of services.

The review will cover all sectors and we hope to publish the report by December.

Part of the drive…

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Added by Julia on October 9, 2011 at 17:13 — No Comments

Social Action Fund launch - with funding available

The social action fund aims to 'inspire organisations to create new social action opportunities through people giving what they have, be that their time, their money, or their assets, knowledge and skills'. One key area they are looking to support is activity that 'encourages people to come together in their locality to support each other. Some priority will be given to people that don't traditionally get involved as volunteers'. They say they are particularly interested in…

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Added by Lucie Stephens on October 6, 2011 at 6:00 — No Comments

Call for Proposals to increase giving and exchange of time, assets, skills, resources and money

NESTA - with the Office of Civil Society - has announced an open call for ideas to the £10 Million Innovations in Giving Fund. They say they are 'looking for proposals which have the potential to deliver a significant increase in the giving and exchange of time, assets, skills, resources and money'. They intend to 'invest in, support and grow innovative ideas that bring about a step-change in levels of giving and exchange and which have a credible route to becomming…

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Added by Lucie Stephens on October 4, 2011 at 15:15 — No Comments

The Inclusive Community Experience - request for workshops

In-control have circulated details of the Inclusive Community Experience, to take place over 3 days on 29th, 30th and 31st January 2012 at Ribby Hall near Blackpool.

More information about the event is here, Inclusive Community Event 

If anyone would like to do a workshop to highlight their activity please contact…

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Added by Lucie Stephens on October 4, 2011 at 11:01 — No Comments

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