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Future Generations Framework for Service Design

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Framework to help those working in public services to apply the Well-being of Future Generations Act ways of working to service design.

The Act provides the basis for driving a different kind of public service in Wales, with 5 ways of working (long-term, prevention, integration, collaboration, involvement) to guide how public services should work to deliver for people.

The Future Generations Framework for Service Design describes what the 5 ways of working mean in practice for service design, setting out a series of questions to consider.

The framework can be used by those who design and oversee provision of services to prompt thought, have structured discussions, and make decisions, about new ways of working to ensure services are resilient and seeking to improve the well-being of people now and in the future.

The tool is designed to be used flexibly, and adapted according to the particular circumstances being explored.

To find out more, discuss how it might be used, or share experience of using the framework, email

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