Chapter 8. Stories of Engagement

  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.ch8

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) Stories of Engagement, in Service User and Carer Involvement in Education for Health and Social Care, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444323764.ch8

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:

  • stories of engagement;
  • Comensus - strong volunteer base, committed to engagement;
  • higher education - place to promote and to give people the practical skills to work in partnership;
  • Graham M Hough - road to Comensus;
  • Robert Hopkins - involved in service user and carer involvement;
  • Disability Discrimination Act - power to force public and private service providers to make services accessible to the user experiencing problems

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Service User Voices

  • Peter Sullivan – Carer Involvement within the Faculty of Health at the University of Central Lancs

  • The Advisory Group

  • Staff Voices

  • Service User Involvement in the Development of a Course

  • User and Carer Workers

  • Final Words