Collaborating for Change: Practical Ideas for Involving Users in Developing and Delivering Stroke Services Conference

Location: Bristol

Speakers: Keynote speaker - Harry Cayton, Director for Patient Experience and Public Involvement at the Department of Health & Chief Executive, Alzheimer’s Society.

Sally Byng, Carole Pound, Tom Penman, Sally McVicker and Sue Boazman from Connect.

Martin James, Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital

Tim Ayers, Honiton Hospital

Damian Jenkinson, Christchurch Hospital, Bournemouth

Alex Davies and Sophie Cottrell, Blackberry Hill Hospital Bristol

Date: 13 May 2003 for 1 day

Course reference number: SW2
Cost: £80 (early bird - before 24th March 2003)

£100 (full rate)

About the course

The programme will include

  • Involvement in service development
  • Developing user consultation in the long-term
  • Setting up a consultation exercise and following through
  • Involving service users in staff recruitment
  • Involvement in training of staff : Involving service users in training communication skills of staff
  • Developing ‘access to life’:Working creatively to develop long term services
  • Participation, participation, participation: informing service users with aphasia in hospital

Who is the course for?

Anybody engaged in working with users to develop any aspect of stroke service in health service, social services or voluntary sector.

What will you get from attending the course?

Ideas and inspirations about how to involve service users including practical tips and examples from people who have successfully involved their users.

Other information

Times: 9.30am - 4.00pm

Venue:The Beeches Hotel and Conference Centre, Broomhill Road, Brislington, Bristol

Lunch, tea and coffee provided.


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Fax 020 7367 0841
Email [email protected]

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