Keymn is the Co-Production Manager at National Voices. She co-leads work on improving mechanisms for patient engagement. She was a founding member for the Voices for Improvement Advisory Group, who support the Voices for Improvement design project aimed at developing stronger mechanisms for connecting and supporting people using services, unpaid carers, and families to be involved in improvement. This work will surface and connect current learning, practice, and people in this area across the UK and Ireland and co-develop ideas for convening and boosting impact.
Keymn devoted her life as a carer to support her mother Elsie who suffered a stroke. She cared for her mother over a 23-year period, but Elsie sadly passed away at the start of the pandemic in 2020.
In 2016 Keymn became Director of Peer Partnership CIC which supported people using services to take control and manage their own budgets for their care. Over time she has built up her experience in the sector which has enabled her to work for NHS England as a Lived Experience advisor with the Personalised Care Group and then move onto freelance work setting up, mentoring, and leading My Life Choices NHS strategic co production group in Nottinghamshire. She is also the regional Co-chair of West Midlands Association of Directors for Adult Social Services co production group.
Keymn’ s main passion is to support others with lived experience at a local and national level to implement and embed strategic co production for health and social care organisations.
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