Guidance published by NICE this month looks at people's experiences in adult social care services and how they can be improved. In this blog post, ex-chair Alice Maynard shares why it's so important for the guidance to be shaped by the experiences of people receiving social care.
Anya is based in Dorset and has lived experience of several long term health conditions. She worked as a self-management coach, supporting others to self-manage through one to one coaching and group courses, and is involved in local service evaluation, commissioning and development. In this blog post Anya reflects on her learnings from the Four Nations Self-management Summit.