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Involvement guides

This section provides a range of resources, to help you to effectively involve service users, carers and the public.  Each section has been designed for you to download the information to support your practice.

Also check out the learning opportunities available to support both HSC staff and also service users and carers who may want to get involved.

Stage of involvement Consider Guide
Planning How to plan for involvement
Stakeholders
  • Service user and carer involvement v community and voluntary sector representation (to follow)
Doing Reimbursement of out of pocket expenses expenses and reimbursement process
 Communication 
Engaging hard to reach/easy to ignore groups
 Hosting meetings
 Role description
  • Designing a role description for service user and carer representatives (to follow)
Reviewing  Feedback  Feedback template (developed by Southern HSCT)

GREAT checklists have been developed to support staff undertaking HSC Quality Improvement work.  The checklists link to the guides above and may be accessed here.

The resources have been developed by Health and Social Care organisations.

To get involved in the development of PPI guides please contact ppi.secretary@hscni.net.