Episode #31 - The value of sharing lived experience from the perspective of participants

The Innovate For Impact podcast is for leaders in the social sector who want to create a more innovative and impactful organisation.  Each episode is jam packed with tips on how you can deliver more impact, and we bring you stories from other leaders in the sector that are making a difference.

In this episode, Tracey and Dan are joined by Nichola Browning and Saran Chamberlain, two participants of the Stroke Foundation’s ‘Young Stroke project’, that involves people with lived experience in the creation of new and better ways the organisation can help people that have been impacted by stroke and their families. Nichola and Saran share their experience and the benefits for them and other participants of being involved in the co-design process.

Here’s a taste of what Dan, Tracey, Saran and Nichola cover in the conversation.

  • What is the ‘Young Stroke Project?’

  • Saran and Nichola share their stories of lived experience and the ways they were involved in the project

  • The benefits of being involved in the process for Nichola and Saran

  • Lessons learnt from being involved in the project for both the participants and the organisation

Links from the episode

  • Connect with Nichola on LinkedIn: Click here

  • Connect with Saran on LinkedIn: Click here

  • The Stroke Foundation’s website: Click here

  • Volunteer and Lived experience member for Young Stroke Project and Mind CVD with Heart Foundation: Click here

  • The website for StrokeLine: Click here

  • Support Crew coffee club host & supporter: Click here

  • The Heart Foundation: Click here

  • The 'Innovate for Impact Self-Assessment': Click here

  • Impacto Consulting on LinkedIn: Click here