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Everybody likes a good story / Mae pawb yn hoffi stori dda


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Everybody likes a good story’ was produced at a workshop that was part of Participation Cymru’s All Wales Residential Network 2011, which took place on 9 and 10 June in Llandrindod Wells. The workshop aimed to gather practitioners’ experiences of engagement and to produce a digital story, which was made on free software and put together in a couple of hours for display at the start of the second day. This shows that you don’t need to spend lots of time and money to produce a digital story. For further information on Participation Cymru please go to

Creuwyd ‘Mae pawb yn hoffi stori dda’ yng ngweithdy a oedd yn rhan o Rwydwaith Preswyl Cymru Gyfan 2011 Cyfranogaeth Cymru ar 9 a 10 Mehefin yn Llandrindod. Roedd y gweithdy yn anelu i gasglu profiadau ymarferwyr ac i greu’r stori digidol ar feddalwedd a oedd yn rhad ac am ddim mewn cwpl o oriau er mwyn ei ddangos ar ddechrau’r ail ddydd. Mae hyn yn dangos nad oes angen gwario llawer o amser ac arian i greu stori ddigidol. Ar gyfer gwybodaeth bellach ar Gyfranogaeth Cymru ewch i

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Everybody likes a good story / Mae pawb yn hoffi stori dda

  1. 3. <ul><li>Chris Hodson </li></ul><ul><li>Aneurin Bevan Health Board (Caerphilly Crew) </li></ul><ul><li>Dyfrig Williams </li></ul><ul><li>Participation Cymru </li></ul>
  2. 4. The dreaded icebreaker
  3. 5. Everyone likes a good story . <ul><li>So what’s in this session? </li></ul>
  4. 6. <ul><li>What are patient digital stories? </li></ul><ul><li>Why do we make them? </li></ul><ul><li>Some theory (not much) </li></ul><ul><li>Some examples (of stories) </li></ul><ul><li>Some tips (not many) </li></ul><ul><li>Some awful jokes (too many) </li></ul><ul><li>Do it yourself - let’s make a story today! </li></ul>
  5. 7. What is a Patient Digital Story? <ul><li>Digital storytelling combines one of the oldest skills - the art of story-telling - with the use of new technology </li></ul><ul><li>A digital story uses the patient’s words, the patient’s voice and the patient’s photographs to tell their story. </li></ul>
  6. 8. Let’s see a story . . . . <ul><li>This is John who belongs to the New Tredegar Bravehearts group </li></ul><ul><li>The ‘Bravehearts’ are a self sufficient cardiac rehabilitation group </li></ul><ul><li>Purpose: They want to encourage other patients to take up exercise </li></ul>
  7. 10. Why use Digital Stories? <ul><li>They deliver a strong, independent message </li></ul><ul><li>They allow patients to talk to patients, staff and managers </li></ul><ul><li>They are permanent & portable </li></ul><ul><li>They have therapeutic value for patients </li></ul>
  8. 11. Peter’s story <ul><li>Part of a set of 4 stories about Obstructive Sleep Apnoea </li></ul><ul><li>Sleep Apnoea falls outside of NHS Referral to Treatment targets </li></ul><ul><li>Purpose: To support other patients with the condition but, also, to let NHS staff know about their frustrations </li></ul>
  9. 13. Some quick tips about digital stories: <ul><li>Less is more – 3 to 4 minutes or 250 to 300 words </li></ul><ul><li>Technical training and specialist software/hardware can produce better results </li></ul><ul><li>The story always belongs to the patient and their families/carers </li></ul>
  10. 14. What have I learnt so far? <ul><li>Most people have a story to tell </li></ul><ul><li>Most people can write well for their own voice </li></ul><ul><li>Most people have a sense of a story’s shape and structure </li></ul><ul><li>Most people are happy for their story to help others </li></ul>
  11. 15. Rhys’s Story <ul><li>Commissioned by the Speech and Language Therapy Department of Aneurin Bevan Health Board </li></ul><ul><li>Purpose: To use with other parents at the start of speech therapy for their children </li></ul>
  12. 17. Some quick techy stuff . <ul><li>I use Adobe Products on a NHS Dell Laptop </li></ul><ul><li>These are Adobe Soundbooth, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Premiere </li></ul><ul><li>These are ‘Elements’ - not full programmes </li></ul><ul><li>If you can afford Apple – go for it! </li></ul>
  13. 18. Some more techy stuff. . <ul><li>I currently use:- </li></ul><ul><li>a Rode NT – 1A microphone </li></ul><ul><li>Edirol Ua–25 EX USB Audio Capture </li></ul><ul><li>a mike stand, cabling and pop shield </li></ul><ul><li>Good quality 6+ mega pixel Digital Camera </li></ul><ul><li>And a beige anorak </li></ul>
  14. 19. Where to learn. . . <ul><li>Two training providers in South Wales – Breaking Barriers and Storyworks (See their websites) </li></ul><ul><li>They can provide courses to allow you to make your own stories </li></ul><ul><li>You can commission them to make stories for you </li></ul>
  15. 20. And now it’s your turn <ul><li>We are going to make a digital story now using your stories and pictures using basic methods </li></ul><ul><li>We are going to show these stories at a full Conference session tomorrow morning </li></ul><ul><li>I am going to have to stay up all night editing them </li></ul>
  16. 21. What happens next <ul><li>In your Icebreaker Groups, look again at the best/worst/funniest/most disastrous engagement or facilitation experiences you have been involved in. </li></ul><ul><li>Decide which story or anecdote you want to put forward </li></ul><ul><li>Develop a script to explain what happened – 1 minute maximum talking time! </li></ul>
  17. 22. What happens next <ul><li>You have 10 minutes to finalise the script </li></ul><ul><li>Once each Group has nominated and worked up their script, a volunteer from each group will go and record it with Dyfrig </li></ul><ul><li>While he is doing this, we will have a short Q & A session about Storytelling </li></ul>
  18. 23. To finish. . . . . <ul><li>Thank you for your participation and patience </li></ul><ul><li>My favourite Digital Story is by an American, Richard Cowling </li></ul><ul><li>It is not really about health. Richard is a nurse and an academic who works with the victims of domestic violence and abuse </li></ul><ul><li>The story is called ‘Beauty’ </li></ul>
  19. 24. Will this work? <ul><li> </li></ul>
  20. 25. <ul><li>Bye! </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoy the rest of the conference </li></ul>