Cultural Values sense-making sessions begin.
Local Fund Launched.
Preparation begins for work on Local Fund 2020.
Children and Young People Inquiry begins.
Cultural Values Survey Launched.
BuildBackBetter Fund is launched to provide emergency funding in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Drop-in meetings to support Network members during Covid-19 pandemic start.
Lankelly Chase presents two further areas of activity that they commit to in York: a children and young people’s inquiry, and developing a locally held process of decision-making around funds.
Lankelly Chase commit to continuing with another Systems Changers programme in 2020. Network members also voted on a number of ideas for experiments that emerged out of the York MCN network over the past 18 months.
Network event at Friargate Meeting House, with presentations from CERT peer research project, Social Vision engagement project and Systems Changers 2019.
Network hears from Amanda Kilroy from CoLab Exeter about how undertaking a Cultural Values Survey supported the development of CoLab in supporting people experiencing multiple and complex needs.
August – October 2019
Two research projects were commissioned: a peer-research project run by CERT, and a non-commissioned services/organisations project run by Social Vision.
June - November 2019
Systems Changers 2019; support to develop a lived experience group.
The following 5 areas were voted on to take forwards: Modelling the system, Barriers to honest conversations , Flows of influence, Getting the right people in the room and Professional identity.
Taking the Network forward through a systemic inquiry was discussed. This included a Systemic Inquiry Workshop to explore the situation and patterns in York, and decide the focus for the Network for the remainder of 2019.
Work undertaken to clarify what we mean by ‘mcn’. This includes different services definitions, the budget allocated to specifically support people experiencing mcn, and how many people meet the definition of ‘mcn’ that are supported.
The first York MCN Network meeting involved discussing the proposal to form a network, bringing together all of those individuals, organisations, and services that are trying to find new ways of supporting people with complex needs in the same room to learn, challenge and achieve change.
Wider discussions across York leading to the first York MCN Network Event in Feb 2018. The first meeting involved discussing the proposal to form a network, bringing together all of those individuals, organisations, and services that are trying to find new ways of supporting people with complex needs in the same room to learn, challenge and achieve change. Agreement to continue meeting regularly as a network.
Discussions began around better collaboration between services supporting people experiencing multiple complex needs. Early themes and patterns included: funding pressures, gaps in service, flows of demand.