This animation sets out what person- and community-centred approaches in health and care are and some of the many benefits they bring. It was developed by the Realising the Value programme in collaboration with Positively UK and other local partner sites across the country, drawing on the real-life experience of the people they work with.
This report sets out what the Realising the Value programme found about the difference person- and community-centred approaches can make – and what needs to happen to support their successful implementation and spread. We have aimed to build on, amplify and reinforce existing work. We hope the Realising the Value programme will help future work marshal resources to create the transformational shift that is needed.
This catalogue of learning includes some of the most successful examples of person- and community-centred approaches in practice are those which are developed by people and communities, working with and alongside commissioners and policymakers, to build on existing assets and co-produce solutions that work.
This report focuses on how national bodies can best remove barriers to progressing person- and community-centred approaches for health and wellbeing. It reviews the range of mechanisms (often called system levers) national bodies use to influence health and care services to achieve policy objectives, and the impact these have on person- and community- centred approaches for health and wellbeing. It suggests what national bodies might best do to help implement and spread these approaches.
The Realising the Value programme has developed an economic modelling tool to help commissioners evaluate the potential impact of investing in person- and community-centred approaches. The economic modelling suggests that implementing person- and community-centred approaches at scale has the potential to contribute to efforts to slow the demand pressures on the system and may yield efficiency savings.
When people are actively involved in their own health and wellbeing, or support others to stay well, it creates value for them and the health and care system in a number of ways. The majority of this value, however, goes unrecognised by formal systems. The Realising the Value programme therefore set out to explore what ‘value’ means for people and communities, and how this can be understood most appropriately by the NHS.
This guide offers two things: a framework for understanding and changing behaviour, and real-world examples of how these changes happen in practice. It uses the Behavioural Insights Team’s EAST framework to organise ideas and examples. It is intended to be a user-friendly and memorable tool for considering the main drivers of behaviour and generating effective approaches for addressing them; and provides examples from the five Realising the Value partner sites, including Positively UK.
This guide is for people who champion person- and community-centred approaches in health and social care, in other statutory bodies and in community-based organisations. This guide offers two things: a framework for understanding and changing behaviour, and real-world examples of how these changes happen in practice from the five Realising the Value partner sites, including Positively UK.
This paper aims to understand the drivers of healthy behaviours and the barriers to achieving them. It presents five broad factors that have been shown to influence engagement and self-management behaviours, and suggests how they can be targeted in order to increase such behaviours. These factors all emerge from robust studies on what influences behaviour.