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7. Peer Support Workers: a practical guide to implementation

Peer support is based on offering and receiving help based on shared understanding, respect and mutual empowerment. Whether paid or voluntary and working in statutory, private or independent services, peer support workershave a valuable role to play. The introduction of people with lived experience of mental health problems into the mental health workforce is a … Continue reading 7. Peer Support Workers: a practical guide to implementation

18. Peer Support for People with Physical Health Conditions

18 ImROC Peer Support Physical Health Briefing Paper Whilst most peer support practice, research and publications have focused on peer support by and for people with mental health problems, informal support between people who have shared experiences has always occurred across the whole spectrum of health and social care settings. There is, however, no existing … Continue reading 18. Peer Support for People with Physical Health Conditions

Peer Worker Critical Debate – What is the Role of Peer Support?

On the 1st June 207 ImROC held the Peer Worker Critical Debate: What is the Role of Peer Support ? at Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. This debate was arranged as a growing number of organisations are demonstrating the value they place on lived experience through introducing, developing and sustaining peer roles strategically across their services and … Continue reading Peer Worker Critical Debate – What is the Role of Peer Support?

Peer Support and Training

What is peer support? Peer support is about people who have similar experiences coming together to offer and receive help based on a shared understanding. This occurs quite naturally in all walks as life and is often helpful, reassuring and motivating. In mental health services, the extra-ordinary value of peer to peer relationships has been … Continue reading Peer Support and Training

A strategic approach to Recovery

We are proud to have: Facilitated the development of 800+ Peer Support workers. Peer Support Workers are people with lived experience recruited, trained, placed, and supported, employed in local mental health services Helped establish 40+ Recovery Colleges in England, Ireland, Italy, Australia and Hong Kong. Recovery colleges are places where people with lived experience, professionals, … Continue reading A strategic approach to Recovery

Implementing Our 10 Key Challenges

ImROC has a clearly defined methodology including 10 key challenges that systems, services and communities can review to develop and improve their recovery-orientated thinking and practice. Originally created in 2011, we reviewed the 10 organisational challenges in 2016 and found the challenges were as relevant today as they were in 2011. This table sets out … Continue reading Implementing Our 10 Key Challenges
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