Evidence for Success

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The “Evidence for Success” guide was produced by the Knowledge Translation Network and offers easy to follow, step-by-step guidance and resources to support organisations to use evidence to influence policy and practice.  It is for anyone who wants to use evidence to improve policy and practice, regardless of the level of experience they have in doing so.  Therefore, […]

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Co-producing Evaluation – Why bother involving people in evaluation?

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Evaluation Support Scotland has developed a new resource – a workbook which can help plan why, when and how to involve the people you work with in evaluation.  It was developed and tested with a group of organisations which already had considerable experience of involving the people they work with in their projects and were […]

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Using 3rd sector evidence in commissioning

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The Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland) Act 2014 places a statutory responsibility upon Integration Authorities, Health Boards and Local Authorities to actively involve the third sector in the planning and design of integrated health and social care services. It is vital that the full extent of the third sector’s knowledge, information and expertise, is brought […]

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A Stitch in Time? – new resources added

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Exciting new materials are now available from A Stitch in Time? demonstrating the contribution of the third sector towards reshaping care for older people and lessons to learn for work across wider adult services.

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A Stitch in Time? Indicator Bank

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The indicators in this paper have been identified by practitioners involved in Stitch in Time working groups. We take each outcome from the third sector logic model and we give example indicators – things that older people and carers might say or do, or that practitioners might observe, which would indicate the outcome is happening. We offer […]

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