Developing new services led by older people

Wisdom in Practice has developed tips that are based on the experience of the groups we work with and the good practice that other people have shared.

There are several that help groups at various stages of their development

The other Hints and Tips are useful for groups when you are delivering services and supporting members.

Other resources

Learning the Craft: Encouragement and Support for people who want to make a difference in their community

A model to explain the third sector contribution to Reshaping Care for the Older People – Evaluation Support Scotland and A Stitch in Time

Indicator Bank for third sector outcomes for older people – Evaluation Support Scotland and A Stitch in Time.

Older people eat well: literature review – Evaluation Support Scotland and A Stitch in Time. This evidence review addresses how the third sector supports older people to eat well, how the design of sector initiatives impacts on outcomes and the sector influences other services.

Informal Community Action & RCOP Case Studies – Evaluation Support Scotland and A Stitch in Time. This research uses case studies to look at older people’s information needs, the key pressures on informal groups and how mainstream groups support older people