Author: Esther Ainley

Resource Type: Case study

Categories: Coproduction, Children and young people

Publishing body: Picker

What has helped?

  • Partnering with voluntary sector organisations, Wessex Voices and Healthwatch Dorset, to draw on their skills and experiences in co-production and working with CTYA.
  • Support from the communication lead at the Alliance.
  • Involving a facilitator who has experience in engaging with children and younger people.
  • Using alternative methods to co-production to accommodate the needs of CTYA, such as encouraging engagement through drawings, artwork, blogs, video diaries and songs.
  • Building relationships with parents at the start of the project to encourage their continued involvement in the work.
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