Research project

Title: A Much Needed Service

Project timescale: From 01 January, 2002 to 30 May, 2002
(Added to website on: 16 January, 2004 - Date last updated: 11 February, 2013)

Source of funding:
Havering, Barking and Dagenham PCT

Aims: 1. Evaluate a crisis house 2. Train mental health service users as researchers

Research designs used:
Other: emancipatory

Methods used to collect data:
Interviews
Questionnaire survey
Other (please specify):

Research project description: Mental Health Service Users interviewing and sending out questionnaires to users of a crisis house and telephone helpline

Stages at which the public were involved:
Disseminating research
Prioritising topic areas
Planning the research
Managing the research
Designing the research instruments
(eg questionnaires, patient information sheets)
Undertaking the research
Analysing the research
Other:

Description of public involvement in research stages: Throughout project

Training and support provided for either members of the public or researchers involved in the project:

Examples of ways the public have made a difference to the research project: Knew which pertinent questions to ask. Design of questionnaires. Carrying out research after training course.

Evaluating the impact of public involvement in the research:

Details of publications or reports resulting from the research: Masters degree project lodged with Anglia Polytechnic University

Links to Reports:

Was/is your project user controlled: Not Known

For further information on the project, please contact:
Jenny Gray
Research Facilitator
HUBB Mental Health User Group
109 Rose Lane
Marks Gate
Romford
Essex
RM5 6NR
hubb121@ukonline.co.uk
0208 590 2666


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