Information to help councils understand and practice co-production to help meet Care Act duties. 

Commissioning & market shaping

Council need to commission and market shape in line with the Care Act so that people who use services have a say in living a good life. 

Co-production in commissioning and market shaping

Commissioners must introduce co-production from the start if  public services are to be developed and shaped with the values and talents of local people. 


Definitions of technical words that are used in commissioning

Stories and resources

Directory of coproduction guidance materials


More Co-production easy reads, tools and guides to support councils and care providers.