Co-designing co-design. Shifting the culture of practice in healthcare

CHAMBERLAIN, Paul and PARTRIDGE, Rebecca (2017). Co-designing co-design. Shifting the culture of practice in healthcare. The Design Journal, 20 (Sup 1), S2010-S2021.

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To date design applied in the context of health care has generally focused on the design of products. This paper describes a project ‘frailsafe’ and suggests that in the future design will play a new and increasingly important role in shifting the culture and the way that particular practices in health are performed. frailsafe is a project that aims to improve measured quality of care for frail older patients admitted to NHS hospitals with medical emergencies. The project provided a platform for multidisciplinary working and enhanced communication on what constitutes good care for older patients. The research exemplified the concept of ‘all teach, all learn’ where the design team engaged in the co-development with the frailsafe network of effective prototypes of frailsafe. Ultimately the objective was to empower hospital improvement teams to adopt a co-design culture for creative local implementation of frailsafe.

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Additional Information: ** From Crossref via Jisc Publications Router. Paper originally presented at 12th European Academy of Design Conference. Proceedings have been published as a supplement of The Design Journal published digitally by Taylor & Francis : Design for Next: Proceedings of the 12th European Academy of Design Conference, Sapienza University of Rome, 12-14 April 2017, edited by Loredana Di Lucchio, Lorenzo Imbesi, Paul Atkinson, ISBN 978-1-138-09023-1
Uncontrolled Keywords: Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous), Computer Graphics and Computer-Aided Design
Research Institute, Centre or Group - Does NOT include content added after October 2018: Cultural Communication and Computing Research Institute > Art and Design Research Centre
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Page Range: S2010-S2021
SWORD Depositor: Jill Hazard
Depositing User: Jill Hazard
Date Deposited: 22 Sep 2017 14:20
Last Modified: 18 Mar 2021 03:59

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