National Standards for Peer Support for people living with HIV. Designed for people living with HIV to set out what they can expect when accessing or providing peer support, for organisations in informing the design and delivery of support, for health and social care professionals to better engage with peer support, and for commissioners and policy makers in inform service design and ensure the effective commissioning of quality peer support.
One-to-one peer support/peer mentoring
Peer support that is offered between two individuals. Methods of support are diverse, ranging from informal befriending and social support to the more structured and solution-focused mentoring approaches. It is normally supported to some degree by an independent third party who pairs people together based on what support an individual is looking for.
A practical guide for employers on how to create a peer support programme at work, outlining the benefits and cost considerations for organisations and staff.
Paid peer support worker roles are growing in the UK this toolkit will show you how to recruit, train and retain these workers
Peer supporters from across the emergency services give their top tips on how to create and maintain a peer support culture.
Working with veterans, this toolkit aims to tackle common peer support problems such as role confusion, staff resistance and the unequal treatment of peer support workers.
Which type of peer support is most effective when dealing with an acquired brain injury? This journal outlines many examples and their merits.
Simone shares the pros and cons of being a peer support worker which may provide insight for anyone new into the role
A case study of a London peer support group with black African mothers living with HIV
This programme takes an indepth look at how perinatal peer support delivered remotely by locally trained diverse volunteers can have a tremendous impact on the wellbeing of vulnerable families