This set of 6 reports describes how Community Led Support (CLS) results in benefits for people, building on those strong connections for local communities, as well as impacts on the public purse.
They show the ability of communities to respond in coordinated ways, pooling the strengths of all those working to support people locally, stretching resources to last longer and go further, helping people stay well, keeping safe and connected.
- Paper 1: CLS Evidence & Learning Briefings 2020 (opens new window)
This paper shares the overarching findings and lessons from an analysis of data, stories, evaluation findings and programme lessons exploring the impacts of community led support across the UK.
- Paper 2: The big themes and messages from Community Led Support (opens new window)
This paper sets out the big themes and messages from CLS in graphic form
- Paper 3: Understanding the nature of change in delivering Community Led Support (opens new window)
From local area coordination to social prescribing, this paper looks at the nature of change in delivering CLS
- Paper 4: Community Led Support: Learning from Stories of Change (opens new window)
This paper gives voice to the people experiencing CLS, providing practical examples of how people have engaged with it to better understand the changes in their lives and how this has been achieved
- Paper 5: Community Led Support in Scotland (opens new window)
This paper reflects on the strength-based Community Led Support approach of coproduction adopted in Scotland
- Paper 6: Learning from local approaches to implementing Community Led Support in Somerset (opens new window)
From better person-centred outcomes to care efficiencies, this paper shares the practical examples of learning from local approaches to implementing CLS in Somerset