Southampton Solent University Formative Evaluation

Following on from recent Social Return on Investment (SROI) evaluations in Derby City and Thurrock (and previous national and international studies), this report provides context to understand the early findings from implementing Local Area Coordination, and offers areas for conversations to build and enhance the effectiveness of Local Area Coordination in working alongside people, communities, organisations and agencies in practice to better enable people to achieve their vision of a good life on the Isle of Wight.

A great addition to the long term learning. 

“The question to evaluation is not whether Local Area Coordination ‘works’, rather to unravel the ‘black box’ and deepen understanding of ‘how’ Local Area Coordination ‘works’ for people within a given set of circumstances and ‘why’, in order to identify the mechanisms of change….”

You can read the report here.

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