The following sketch notes were produced from our learning event which took place in October 2021 with organisations who work with disabled people and people with long-term health conditions:

Sketch note from sharing event

Key Findings:

  • Benefits of taking part include improved sense of connection; more involved in the community; improved independence, reduced anxiety; keeping everyday movement going
  • Effective recruitment via word of mouth, personal recommendations, flyers, direct invitations and social media
  • Value the impact of individual stories
  • Use people or volunteers who understand participant needs
  • Have lots of patience
  • Learn and use correct vocabulary
  • Don’t stereotype
  • Be innovative, adapt and offer individual programs
  • Collaborate with other services and organisations
  • Ensure the activities are inclusive
Photograph of Karely Hubbard

Karley Hubbard

Insight, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer