Commissioning community development for health: a concise handbook

Authors:
CHANAN Gabriel, FISHER Brian
Publisher:
Coalition for Collaborative Care
Publication year:
2018
Pagination:
46
Place of publication:
London

A practical guide to help Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs), sustainability and transformation partnerships (STPs) and local authorities to commission community development to support health and wellbeing. The guide looks at the role of community development in health and health policy, explains the main features of community development and the role community-based approaches can play in improving services. It includes a seven step framework for building community-led partnerships with local agencies and suggests key performance indicators that can be used to evaluate progress. It also provides a model contract for provision of the community development project and identifies the skill set for community development leaders and staff. The handbook is tailored to current policy in England, but the key principles have wider relevance. (Edited publisher abstract)

Subject terms:
community development, asset based approach, health, performance evaluation, performance indicators, commissioning, joint working, wellbeing;
Content type:
practice guidance
Location(s):
England
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