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Co-designing with the mātau ā-wheako CPSLE workforce for meaningful change

This guide sets out to demonstrate to people working in health or social service improvement, design, or research how to authentically engage with the mātau ā-wheako consumer, peer support and lived experience (CPSLE) workforce through co-design activity. When working in service, product or idea design, there is a need to plan successful co-design activity that enables people working in mātau ā-wheako CPSLE roles to participate fully and have their contribution recognised.

This guide is relevant for:

  • people working in mental health and / or addictions service improvement
  • mental Health and / or addictions service or product designers
  • commissioners
  • planners
  • funders
  • researchers
  • any groups working in co-design with lived experience communities, and whānau
  • tāngata whai ora / People with lived experience engaging in co-design processes.