Author Susannah Bowyer | Research in Practice
In 2021 we have unprecedented opportunities for involving children in care, care-experienced adults and their families through online platforms, social media and family and care-experienced groups and organisations. It will be important to reach out widely and swiftly, perhaps in a series of targeted, online citizen’s assemblies and thereby draw on a range of voices to shape the aims of the Review.
The Experts by Experience group will play a vital role in this Review. However, to ensure diverse and inclusive representation, every effort must be made to create multiple mechanisms for influencing and informing.
Voices from this large and varied population are better heard now than at any time in the past via social media and a rich range of groups and organisations. Some, such as @Careexpconf and @OurCareOurSay2 have done essential groundwork for this Review.
Read full piece at source: Standing on the shoulders of everyone: developing an evidence-informed Care Review
Visit the Our Care, Our Say website: HERE and download the Our Care, Our Say: “Is this the time people are going to listen?” – Full Report