Aim: To develop a reliable and valid questionnaire to assess levels of service user satisfaction with forensic in-patient services with active service user involvement in all stages of the research.
Methods: Focus groups with service users to find out what issues are important to them in determining their level of satisfaction with services. Developing a new measure and piloting this scale in a cross-sectional survey to test its reliability and validity. Service user members of the research team were involved in developing the protocol, the study design, data collection and analysis, writing up and dissemination of results.
Findings/recommendations: The positive impact of involving service users are reported as:
Benefits for the service users:
Benefits for the researchers:
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Categories: health Designing research Undertaking research Analysing and interpreting Writing up and disseminating impact on research impact on service users involved impact on researchers impact of public involvement report Recruitment
Date Entered: 2007/03/06
Date Edited: 2012/12/06