Equipment and coproduction – Medequip

Equipment provider, Medequip is working in partnership with Community Catalysts to develop their approach to codesign and coproduction.

This opportunity is one that is really different for Community Catalysts and we think there is considerable potential for a positive impact on the lives of older and/or disabled people who use equipment across the country.

Work will start with the coproduction of a new system for Medequip to gain feedback from people who use their services – and then to use it to develop and improve the ways that they work.

We will convene and support a small coproduction group made up of people who use mobility and other equipment and/or their families, together with representative prescribers and the Medequip team. Group members will have personal experience of the type of service Medequip offers. Group members will be asked to add their personal expertise to the development of a feedback system – thinking about the questions Medequip might ask their customers and the best way to ask them.

Future work may focus on the coproduction of other new systems and processes for the organisation.