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Hospice moves forward as first concepts are chosen
Work session seven of the Hospice’s Listen Learn Adapt process took place at the end of August.
During this session those who attended built on the work that has taken place throughout the process.
The main focus of this work session was the continuing assessment, discussion and debate of the 16 concepts.
The concepts emerged as a result of the conversations Hospice staff and volunteers have had with the wider community, during the work session it was decided which of three concepts would be tested first.
Which three concepts will be tested first?
• A 24/7 service
• Meaningful moments
• Journey planning
How were the first three concepts selected for testing?
Facilitated by Livework during work session seven a set of criteria was agreed that enabled the most feasible concepts to be selected for testing throughout September.
Step one: decide which concepts would have the greatest impact on the project’s goals
The concepts, which all have an over arching theme of dignity, were first ranked on how well they would achieve the goals of the project.
Step two: The concepts that ranked highest in step one were discussed in light of their practicality and feasibility. The criteria included:
• Doesn’t require other concepts to be up and running first
• Improves staff and volunteer experiences
• Public perception
• Can be tested in short sessions
What about the other 13 concepts?
In time, we will explore all of the concepts as each one represented important needs expressed by the community during the interview stage.