Case study

  1. We’ve been thinking about the ‘art of co-production’ and learning more about the use of theatre to co-produce ideas, projects, and even change the law!

    Case Study: Theatrical Co-production

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  2. Incredible Edible Lambeth are a London based group of food growers and healthy eating enthusiasts who are nurturing their local community.

    Case Study: Incredible Edible Lambeth

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  3. GoodGym helps people get fit by doing good. They are a group of runners that combines regular exercise with helping local communities.

    Case study: GoodGym

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  4. We headed down to the Remakery to take part in an open workshop and find out about upcycling, community crafts and skills sharing.

    Case Study: The Remakery

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  5. Read all about the great work they are doing to bring young people experiencing homelessness together through the beautiful game.

    Case Study: Centrepoint Sport

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  6. Video: Case study: Change please

  7. Ideas Hub Round Up

    All the stories published on the Ideas Hub last month, in case you missed them!

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  9. Adur and Worthing Councils create a space to chat and connect with other people at a public living room based in a local beach hut

    Case study: The Public Living Room

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  10. Learn about how we focused on ‘story-listening’ to help Dudley’s Health & Wellbeing Board hear from local residents and shape their future commissioning.

    For the Love of Dudley

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  11. Video: Case Study: People Empowering People

  12. Sheffield Flourish is a growing community of people living with mental health conditions where amazing things are happening

    Case study: Sheffield Flourish

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  13. Video: Rural Coffee Caravan

  14. How one high street bank is making the most of their social value.

    Case study: Hoe Street Central Bank

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  15. The Friendly Bench in Nottinghamshire is a simple way of using outside space to connect people to each other and their community.

    Case study: The Friendly Bench

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  16. Video: Case Study: Otakar Kraus Music Trust

  17. People’s Voice Media is an organisation that captures people’s experiences and opinions in order to influence public policy.

    Case study: People’s Voice Media

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  18. Frome might provide some of the best evidence we have to combat social isolation and reduce health spending.

    Social Prescribing in Frome – the evidence is out there

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  19. Duckie, the purveyors of progressive working class entertainment are raising eyebrows and shimmying with the over 60s.

    Case study: The Posh Club with Duckie

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  20. We’ve recently discovered c-App, a fantastic virtual advocacy tool which calmly supports people through anxious assessments.

    c-App, the virtual advocate

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  21. Video: A powerful personal story

  22. This is the story of one community who moved from from being one caricatured by complaints, to one which is thriving, collaborative and positive.

    Case study: Rathlin Island

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  23. We pick out the best parts of this report which showcases some of the inspiring and courageous initiatives across Greater Manchester

    Report summary: People Powered Health in Greater Manchester

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  24. We discover Glasgow Homelessness Involvement & Feedback Team, a great resource enabling coproduction and the involvement of those with lived experience.

    Case study: Glasgow Homelessness Involvement & Feedback Team

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  25. A project that draws on the knowledge and spaces heritage organisations have and combines it with community wellbeing.

    Case study: Local History Cafes

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  26. A virtual village for people living with dementia open to everyone.

    Case study: Hogeweyk, a village for everyone

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  27. We learn about a reporting system using appreciative inquiry to boost quality and safety in healthcare.

    Case study: Learning from Excellence

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  28. This is thought to be the first nursery co-located in a care home in the UK, where residents and children share space, activities and snacks.

    Case study: A nursery in a care home

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  29. A pioneering online website connecting homeless people to resources and resources to where they’re most needed.

    Case study: Street Support Network

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  30. We’ve been thinking about the co-production highlights of the year. These are the stories that have particularly resonated and why.

    My co-production and other stories

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  31. The Skillsnet Group is a social enterprise of people with and without learning difficulties working together

    Case study: The Skillnet Group

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  32. Wellington College became the first school in the UK to launch a course in happiness and wellbeing.

    Case study: Teaching happiness at Wellington College

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  33. We learn about a community that took responsibility for supporting carers and those with dementia.

    Case study: The Debenham Project

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  34. MAC-UK has been a pioneering force in young people’s mental health services since 2008 and they continue to grow from strength to strength.

    Case study: MAC-UK

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  35. Community Circles help people be happier, healthier and more connected with the support of those around them.

    Case study: Community Circles

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  36. Mental health services in Lambeth are being transformed through co-production and collaboration.

    Case study: Lambeth Living Well Network

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  37. Day Opportunities is a program for people with learning and physical disabilities run by City College Peterborough focused on co-production.

    Case study: Day Opportunities – City College Peterborough

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  38. Connecting people and cutting down on food waste.

    The People’s Fridge

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  39. A story of determined residents who protected their own houses and all the empty ones around them and created a flourishing community

    Case study: Granby Four Streets

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  40. Robin Lane is so much more than a GP surgery – they deliver services fit for modern 21st century lifestyles

    Case study: Robin Lane Health and Wellbeing Centre

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  41. We check out The Well, a sanctuary for people affected by drugs and alcohol which provides something different to traditional services.

    Case study: The Well

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  42. A fantastic volunteer-based project – Plymouth’s response to food poverty in the city.

    Case study: Grow, Share, Cook

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  43. We look at how a family-orientated re-think at Landermeads Nursing Home improved life for residents.

    Landermeads Care Home

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  44. The wonderful story of a care leaver helping others to have a Christmas to remember.

    Case study: The Christmas Dinners

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  45. Own 2 Feet Living is a brilliant example of young people doing things their way.

    Case study: Own 2 Feet Living

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  46. We check out Pramdepot, a great community-led recycling project helping new mums.

    Case study: Pramdepot

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  47. We champion the work of a consultancy with a difference.

    Case study: West London Collaborative

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  48. We champion a new type of day centre for older people where anything is possible.

    Case study: Meet Me At The Albany – a grown-ups’ playground

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  49. We spread the word about the fantastic Mayday Trust who are tipping homelessness services on their head.

    Case study: Mayday Trust

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  50. We look at a co-designed project where live artists visit family homes and tackle stressful moments with under 5s head-on.

    Case study: Creative Homes – more play less stress

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  51. A look at Open Works, a pioneering initiative which promoted a participatory culture in communities.

    Case study: Open Works – Building a participatory platform

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  52. We look at how the Stockport Family programme transformed, integrated and a refocused a set of statutory services around empowerment.

    Case study: Stockport Family

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  53. We take a look at the Family by Family programme in Australia which is a great example of co-production in the social sector.

    Case study: Family by Family

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  54. A look at ‘Head, hands and heart: asset-based approaches in health care’, a report published by The Health Foundation.

    Report: Head, hands and heart: asset-based approaches in health

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  55. We examine how Asset Based Community-driven Development can positively impact on the relationship between work and home.

    Report: Walking the Talk – Blurring the lines between work and home

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  56. An asset-based case study looking at the positive work being done in Chadderton District by Oldham Council to empower local people.

    Case study: Chadderton ghost walks & alleyways

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  57. A look at how young people in Lambeth have been empowered by the i-Dream Alliance project.

    Case study: i-Dream Alliance

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