Co-design approaches are about sharing and understanding the experiences of patients, whānau and staff together to design better services.
Co-Design is often used as an umbrella term for participatory, co-creation and open design processes. Key components of a Co-Design process should involve: Intentionally involving target users and staff in designing solutions. Postponing design decisions until after gathering feedback.
Co-Design is the act of creating with stakeholders as Te Tiriti partners (patients, whānau and staff) specifically within the design development process to ensure the results meet their needs and are usable.
The purpose of Co-Design workshops is to discover unique perspectives through collaboration and to include user and stakeholder opinions in key decisions.
Many Health providers and organisation’s expect a wide range of benefits from organising Co-Design, such as: improving the creative process, developing better service definitions, organising the project more efficiently, and improving patients, whānau and staff experiences.