In this blog, Jo Fitzgerald introduces the Peer Leadership Development Programme which launches later this month. Jo shares her hopes and aspirations for the programme and highlights why peer leadership is so important.
The Peer Leadership Development Programme is an innovative online personal development programme for people with lived experience who are committed to working with the system to shape and influence how personalised care is delivered. It launches in October 2020.
As a young person Meg Lewis experienced a traumatic childhood. She spent many years in and out of hospital, ending with a lengthy, four-and-a-half-year stay at a specialist mental health unit. She shares her story after receiving support from Shared Lives.