Presentation on theme: "Think Local Act Personal Making it Real The National Sector Partnership for Personalised, Community Based Social Care Clenton Farquharson – Co-chair of."— Presentation transcript:
Think Local Act Personal Making it Real The National Sector Partnership for Personalised, Community Based Social Care Clenton Farquharson – Co-chair of TLAP Shahana Ramsden - Making it Real Project Manager and Senior Co-production and Equalities Lead
Clenton Farquharson 20 years practical experience of training and consultancy in equality, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. Co-chair of the Making it Real programme. Vice Chair of Healthwatch Birmingham Director of Community Navigator Services CIC Appointed as a Member of Equality 2025 and served from 2006-2010.
About us Shahana Ramsden Worked in health, social care and education for 25 years National Director for Positively Diverse (NHS) Deputy Director, Mental Health Equalities (CSIP) Joint – CEO of Equalities National Council User engagement/ co-production manager (DH) Making it Real project lead (TLAP)
Making it Real A set of 26 “I” statements developed by people who use services, carers and citizens supporting organisations to move towards more personalised and community based support
Making it Real -Will help to mark progress towards personalised, community–based support -Developed by TLAP, led by the Co-Production Advisory Group -Making it Real is a “Journey, not just a destination.
Making it Real – what’s in it for us? A voluntary movement for change – not directive but inspirational Co-production – the quality of the conversation is important Acknowledge gaps and find solutions Connections and learning across the UK
Making it Real – what’s in it for us? In tough times we need something to aspire to…. Action on Hearing Loss West Midlands Region Birmingham City Council
Support Materials Easy Read version of Making it Real document (pdf - 1.45mb) Specific pages for people who use services and carers to explain how they can get involved Examples of : – Top 3 priorities – sample action plans – sample reviews Video Stories from people who use services and carers Making it Real films with subtitled and signed versions Case studies from test sites Regular blogs on Making it Real and Co-production Frequently asked questions, regularly updated
How to become a Making it Real organisation? Get Ready to make a declaration Use the 26 “I” statements to co-produce three priorities Board Level Declaration Develop and upload action plan Review after 6 months Remember – public / visible commitment
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