Social care – overdue for innovation
- There is too much doing the same old thing and expecting a different result,
- Great ideas and great new practice is not getting through to the grass roots,
- Lets face it, policy innovation is not practice innovation.
- Its time to do something different
What the CPIC aims to do….
- To be a centre for exploring real, on the ground innovation, the innovation that is overlooked by institutional bodies within the care universe,
- To translate practical innovation into support and tools for those working within the care universe to bring about real change,
- To develop laboratory environments to incubate innovative ideas,
- To publicise good work
- To strongly and effectively challenge those who have an interest in maintain the status quo,
- To develop a library of innovative practice that can be easily accessed by people at all levels in the care universe.
What do we want?
- Strong political support and access to currently available and new sources of funding to explore care innovation (note – we have already successfully accessed resources but need more)
- Strong academic support for disseminating innovative practice from our proposed innovation laboratories,
- A mechanism for exploring the new and as yet poorly recognised forms of distributed leadership that will enhance the customer/user experience.
How are we going to do this?
- Through a partnership between two massively innovative providers working in tandem with an academic institution disseminating their experiences,
- Having ‘open house innovation laboratories’ – low fee, easy access,
- Engagement with graduate/post graduate and research individuals gaining first hand access to practice,
- low fee, easy access to our innovation experience,
- We want to make a positive change – not make a packet!