Putting it into Practice

Title: Engaging service users in the evaluation and development of forensic mental health care services.
Author: Banongo, E., Davies, J., Godin, P., Thompson, J., Lohneis, C., Denys, C., Floyd, M., Fuller, S., Heyman, B., Reynolds, L. & Simpson, A.
Date Published: 2005
Reference: London: City University.
Are service users or carers authors: Yes


This report describes how a group of seven service users of forensic mental health care were recruited to participate as researchers in a service evaluation project. The authors reflect on the lessons learnt about the processes and problems of undertaking such research, in particular the challenges of recruiting service users to be involved and negotiating their participation.

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Categories: researchers
lessons from direct experience of involvement
identifying and prioritising topics
designing of research
undertaking research
analysing and interpreting data
writing up and disseminating
recruiting people to be actively involved in research
forensic mental health service users
training and supporting service users

Date Entered: 2010/07/28

Date Edited: 2012/12/10

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