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Motivating staff to keep involving people during the pandemic

Resource was added by: Bec Hanley

It can be harder to encourage and motivate staff to begin or continue to involve people when you can’t do this face to face. We talked about this challenge at our meeting in October 2020. This paper is a summary of what members are doing.

Communicating with and influencing staff about involvement

Resource was added by: Bec Hanley

At our meeting on 7th December 2016, Simon Denegri, National Director for Patients and the Public in Research at the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and Chair of INVOLVE led a great session on communicating with and influencing other staff about involvement. These are notes from Simon’s talk.

Action for Blind People – co-production and involvement toolkit

Resource was added by: Bec Hanley

Thanks to Paul Rymer for sharing Action's co-production and involvement toolkit. This is for use by members only.
Whilst this toolkit is updated (Action is now part of RNIB) it is still considered to be useful. Natalie Swiderska is working on an updated version of the toolkit for RNIB and will add this to the website when it is published.

Keeping user involvement on the agenda

Resource was added by: Bec Hanley

This paper was written by David Jones, User Involvement Manager for Diabetes UK, about his experience of trying to build user involvement within the charity and the lessons he has learned.
Please note this paper is for members only and should not be shared more widely.