Last month Supporting Pipes Grand Finale took place in the form of a two day event. With over 70 people attending, this event was all about ‘testing the Engine’ …
What happens next is where YOU come in! The Aliss Project team are inviting people with long term conditions, service designers, product designers, graphic designers, marketers, funding bodies and business advisors to come together for two days and help make these ideas real!
SupportingPipes visited Perth last week, although this time Snook were stranded in snowy Glasgow peering into the workshop via Skype. So with a sprinkle of improvisation and last minute planning the Aliss Team led the way. They were joined by Gillian Easson from Nesta’s Age Unlimited Scotland Programme.
It has been a little while since we’ve given you an update on our work with Aliss project, so here’s what happened at the second of the Supporting Pipes workshop a couple of weeks ago in Edinburgh. 20 people made the trip down the event, making up five groups of one facilitator, a service provider, a carer and a person(s) with a long term condition(s). Oh and we were joined by another member of the FutureGov family, Carrie Bishop.
Tomorrow sees the Supporting Pipes team lead the second of three workshops, this time in Edinburgh, as part of the Scottish Government’s ALISS ( Access to Local Information to Support Self Management ) project. The project is working closely with users to design (and off) line solutions to help people with long term conditions find local support and services. Before that though, Lauren Currie reflects on learning from the first event last Thursdy in Glasgow.
We seem to be in a run of telling you about new projects we’re involved in at the moment. This time round, we’re partnering with our associates Snook to work with the Scottish Government on their groundbreaking ALISS project. Here our project lead, Lauren Currie, tells more…
A bit like back in March this year, it seems event time is upon again here in FutureGov Towers. So here’s just a quick post pulling it all together to let you know where you can find us in case you fancy coming along and joining in the fun yourselves.