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[Closed] Philosophy of Care: Key Themes ... so far
We held our first Co-design Session for this work on Friday March 20th with people with lived experience. The focus of the conversation was on the development of a Philosophy of Care. The Philosophy of Care that we co-create will inform the Centre's design, set-up and operation.
It is intended that the Philosophy of Care will underpin every aspect of the Centre and provide staff of the Centre a reference point when making all decisions; keeping them equally accountable and invested.
Key themes of identified from the conversations related to:
- Reimagining Culture, Roles and People
- Lived Experience at the Heart
- Rethinking Safety and Surveillance
- Language: Healing and 'Care'full
- Values Driven Practice
- Leaving is just as Important as Arriving
Each of these is explained and given more context in the document attached.
What we would love to hear from you is: Are we on the right track?; Is there anything missing?