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Co-Design in Mental Health Policy

7 November 2017

Mental health consumers, carers, service providers and other key stakeholders have the right to participate in, actively contribute to, and influence, the development of government policies and programs that affect their lives and businesses. This document sets out the responsibilities of all participants in co-design.

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WACOSS Co-Design Toolkit

25 July 2017

WACOSS Co-Design Toolkit

The WACOSS Co-Design Toolkit contains a range of practical Tools for effectively engaging funders, community service organisations and the users of community services in the Co-Design of programs and services.

The Toolkit was developed using resources from a Capacity Building Grant from the Western Australian Department of Finance.

The Co-Design Toolkit is freely available for use by community sector and government agencies and others. If using the Toolkit or publishing extracts from it please ensure that the Western Australian Council of Social Service is credited as the author of the original material.

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Tool 2: Co-Design Definitions and Principles

25 July 2017

Use this Tool to assess whether a proposed Co-Design process accords with best practice and is in line with the definitions and principles relevant to Co-Design in Western Australia.

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Tool 3: Making the Case for Co-Design

25 July 2017

Use the contents of this tool to encourage high level endorsement and buy-in from decision-makers and key stakeholders.

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Tool 4: Is Co-Design Right in these Circumstances?

25 July 2017

Use this Tool to determine if Co-Design is appropriate in the circumstances. It may not give you a Yes/No answer, but it will give you plenty of things to take into consideration.

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Tool 5: Co-Design Preparation Tool for Government

25 July 2017

Use this Tool if you are in a Government Department with responsibility for commissioning services or for engaging community service organisations in tackling an issue or meeting a community need, and you have assessed that Co-Design is appropriate.

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Tool 6: Co-Design Preparation Tool for Community Sector Organisations

25 July 2017

This Tool is to assist Community Sector organisations in preparing to respond to an invitation from Government to be involved in the Co-Design of programs and services relevant to their areas of expertise.

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Tool 7: The Co-Design Process

25 July 2017

This Tool is to provide guidance to ensure the Co-Design process is inclusive, comprehensive, and effective in leading to better programs and services.

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Tool 9: The Co-Design Process in More Detail

25 July 2017

Use this Tool to match the Co-Design process to the scale, scope and purpose of your program or service design, and to ensure your Co-Design workshops are comprehensive and effective.

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