Chapter 7. Climbing the Ladder of Involvement: A Manager's Perspective

  1. Mick McKeown Principal Lecturer1,
  2. Lisa Malihi-Shoja2 and
  3. Soo Downe Professor of Midwifery Studies3

Published Online: 11 MAY 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444323764.ch7

Service User and Carer Involvement in Education for Health and Social Care

Service User and Carer Involvement in Education for Health and Social Care

How to Cite

McKeown, M., Malihi-Shoja, L. and Downe, S. (2010) Climbing the Ladder of Involvement: A Manager's Perspective, in Service User and Carer Involvement in Education for Health and Social Care, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444323764.ch7

Author Information

  1. 1

    Mental Health Division, School of Nursing & Caring Science, University of Central Lancashire, Preston & Comensus, UK

  2. 2

    Comensus, Faculty of Health, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK

  3. 3

    School of Public Health & Clinical Sciences, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 MAY 2010
  2. Published Print: 9 JUL 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405184328

Online ISBN: 9781444323764

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Keywords:

  • climbing ladder of involvement - a manager's perspective;
  • Comensus initiative - assisting in recruiting service users;
  • key role - motivating and valuing representatives;
  • service users and carers - engaged as consultants;
  • purpose of regional event - sharing existing good practice, developing principles;
  • key structural issues - availability of resources;
  • service user and carer perspectives - influencing school and faculty strategies, policies and procedures

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Background Information

  • Level One: No Involvement

  • Limited Involvement

  • Growing Involvement

  • Collaboration

  • Partnerships

  • Conclusions