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Appreciative Inquiry workshops at the 2016 Academi Wales Summer School

Over 200 leaders and managers from all over Wales once again attended the amazing Academi Wales Summer School at Lampeter University (search Twitter #PublicServiceWales). Top class speakers from around the world attended the event that focused on Leading with Purpose, Passion and Perseverance. Roger Rowett delivered 6 Appreciative Inquiry workshops over three days, focusing on

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Scottish Social Services Council promotes integration through Appreciative Inquiry

The Scottish Social Services Council are working in partnership with NHS Education for Scotland (NES) to deliver the Workforce for Integration Project. This project supports integrated health and social care authorities achieve the Scottish Government’s National Health and Wellbeing Outcomes. One of their four themes commits them to promoting workforce involvement in service improvement using an

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Appreciative Inquiry

Facilitating meaningful dialogue around diverse kinds of knowledge

This event brought together a diverse group of people from around the UK to discuss a range of approaches to facilitating meaningful dialogue around diverse kinds of knowledge. Eight people from Wales (pictured above) attended the event which was jointly organised by Nick Andrews from Swansea University.It took place on Monday 21 March 2016 at

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A framework for appreciative conversations about dementia

In 2014, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board and Taith Ltd discussed the development of a Dementia Care Pathway for the wards provided by the health boards Older Person’s Mental Health Services across North Wales. The result of this was a series of Appreciative Inquiry workshops to explore how this could be done in a meaningful

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Older People’s Commissioner for Wales Magic Moments Seminar

On the 4th March Roger Rowett facilitated an Appreciative Inquiry for care home providers in North Wales. Daisy Cole from the office of the OPC and Nick Andrews from Swansea University also spoke about the wider work being carried out in Wales and beyond. The event was the first of two seminars delivered in partnership

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5 year plan to change the way Civil Service works using Appreciative Inquiry

Officials in government’s Strategic Reforms Implementation Unit have announced the development of a five-year strategic plan commissioned by the deputy governor which they say will change or “reimagine” the way the civil service operates “There will be extensive consultations, using innovative approaches, which will focus our civil servants and customers on identifying ‘what works’ when

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