Authenticity to Action - ‘Rhetoric or Reality’: Critical Perspectives on Service User and Carer

Venue: Westleigh Conference Centre

Location: Preston, Lancashire, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Jun 22, 2011 End Date/Time: Jun 22, 2011
Registration Date: Jan 28, 2011
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Description

Conference focused on the involvement of health and social care service users and carers in higher education. The theme of the conference is to examine critically the depth and sphere of involvement and to explore the impact that service users and carers have made to the quality of scholarly and strategic activity within universities.

CONFERENCE THEMES

A number of key issues will be addressed, including:
•Involvement in teaching, research and institutional decision making: commonalities and differences
•Linking policy to practice
•Drivers and barriers to user/carer involvement
•Making sense of involvement
•Methodologies for evaluation and development
•Impact and outcome: who benefits
•The value of involvement
•Authenticity versus incorporation
•Representation
•Strategic involvement

Venue

Lea Road
Preston
Lancashire
United Kingdom
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Additional Information

Full Conference Package Attendance including lunch and refreshments Cost £125 plus VAT = £146.88