University of Dundee. CU Group – University of Dundee Service User and Carer group - influence and involvement across the qualifying programmes. “The Caring Experience” Programme Committee Chair Evaluating and Contributing to Policy Development. Service User Influence at Dundee.
‘The involvement of service users and carers should be integral throughout in that they have the opportunity both to access the qualifications as candidates and be influential within all stages of the design, development, evaluation and ongoing monitoring.’
(SiESWE, 2005a, p.43).
To give a ‘voice’ to service users about what matters most to them in regards to practice learning.
The aim of this consultation therefore was to gather the views of Service users regarding their experience of receiving services from student social workers.
Miss A, 11 years.
Carer member, SSSC Service User & Carer Sub-group
(Stevens and Tanner, 2006)
(Users and Carers Panel, 21st Century Review).