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: InterviewsQuestionnaire surveyOther (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 researchPrioritising topic areasPlanning the researchManaging the researchDesigning the research instruments (eg questionnaires, patient information sheets)Undertaking the researchAnalysing the researchOther:
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 GrayResearch FacilitatorHUBB Mental Health User Group109 Rose LaneMarks GateRomfordEssexRM5 6NRhubb121@ukonline.co.uk0208 590 2666
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