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Well Being Needs Assessment support for PSBs

Well Being Needs Assessment support

Public Service Boards across Wales will be well advanced in undertaking the necessary data collection, analysis and engagement work, required to complete a Well Being Assessment for their area by the end of March 2017. This outline prospectus briefly sets out the range of services Sustainable Regeneration Solutions (a not for profit, Welsh based place making research practice) can provide, to assist Public Service Boards, and their member organisations, in producing a high quality Well Being Needs Assessment in the timescale required.

SRS is led by Chris Ashman who is a well respected advocate of the better linkage of public services planning, with a detailed understanding of public sector ,business, community and third sector needs. In his previous roles Chris developed, in partnership, the first Community Strategy for Rhondda Cynon Taff, Place Plans in Monmouthshire and most recently the first, WBFG Act compliant, Well Being Plan in Wales for Llanelli Rural council.

PSBs are expected to capture the strengths and assets of their people and communities in the area in their assessment- Shared Purpose, Shared Future 3 –Welsh Government March 2016
SRS – Well Being Needs Assessment Services

  1. Stock take – We can undertake, where necessary, preparation of an early, focused position statement on where efforts to complete the assessment have reached and set out the key actions, stakeholders and timescales needed to ensure a fully compliant, high quality output is delivered before the end of March 2017.
  2. Construction of the Situation and Response analyses
    Collation and presentation of local data to supplement the lgdu data set
    Protected characteristics groups engagement
    Population assessment alignment
    Enhanced community area engagement /analysis where needed – harder to reach/ poverty
    Other statutory assessment analysis/synthesis – eg. childcare, play sufficiency
    Longer term trends consideration
    Engaging Town and Community Councils captured by the duty
    Synthesis of data/survey/engagement findings in key objectives workshops
  3. Assessment consultation and ongoing management/monitoring
    Development of a PSB engagement strategy
    Evaluation framework for the Well Being Needs Assessment
    Supporting “Evidence use champion” board members
    Expert/peer review of situation and response analysis –incl. managing peer to peer reviews
    Draft Assessment consultation programme – development and delivery

Please contact Chris on 07508523199 to discuss your specific requirements.

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