Putting it into Practice

Title: Carers of people with mental health problems as co-researchers: reflections on the Partnerships in Carer Assessment Project (PICAP).
Author: Repper, J., Grant, G., Curran, M. & Nolan, M.
Date Published: 2007
Reference: In: M. Nolan, E. Hanson, G. Grant & J. Keady (Eds.), User participation in health and social care research: Voices, values and evaluation, (pp 134-150). Maidenhead: Open University Press.
Are service users or carers authors: No/Not Known

Abstract: This report describes how carers were involved in the PICAP project. It explains how carer researchers were recruited at the study sites, how they were trained to conduct interviews, and how they were involved in carrying out the research and analysing the data.

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Categories: service users and carers
researchers
carers
description of involvement in a research project
undertaking research
recruiting people to be actively involved in research
training and supporting service users

Date Entered: 2010/09/27

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