Participle – Learning from the London Circle

Participle ran an innovation project that started with older people themselves, that would include the abundance of experience and wealth and would ask how this could be shared in order to grow a new approach for all, rooted in prevention and the fostering of capabilities. Southwark Council, Sky media and the Department for Work and Pensions funded the open innovation. They worked with over 250 people in Southwark, South London to develop some answers.

The links to the full report and other details are here.

Lecture on place-based reform

This lecture was delivered by Professor Frank Oberklaid who is sharing his experiences in Australia as Director for the Centre for Community Child Health at The Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne. His work is focused on the application of science to policies on children’s health and development, directed towards influencing the way in which communities and public systems can collaborate to produce better child outcomes.

It’s quite a complex presentation but there is a slideshow as well that breaks down some issues connecting communities and services.