See What Others Say
What are the benefits of involving LiVE team members in developing and delivering services?
Here are a few things service providers and practitioners have said about working with LiVE:
“Involving people with personal experience of mental health issues has made a huge positive difference to our work. I feel it is crucial that service users and carers keep participating and speaking out.” (Service Development Manager, Sussex Partnership Federation Trust).
“Meetings such as the LiVE Gateway result in attention by commissioners to the important issues raised by service users and carers. Communication between service users and providers has improved and led to positive change”. (Commissioner, Brighton and Hove Primary Care Trust)
“We found the contribution of LiVE project members invaluable. It was really good use of our time and we will be implementing changes to our service in line with comments made on the day.” (Mental Health Service Provider)
“Following consultation with LiVE, “issues that are really crucial for service users and carers, including waiting time for assessment, housing issues and access to therapies, are now in the top ten priorities of the new working age mental health strategy”