User Participation In Health And Social Care Research

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McGraw-Hill Education (UK), Oct 1, 2007 - Medical - 232 pages
The book is structured around ten original case studies which explore the use of a range of user participation research methods in practice worldwide. It provides a practical framework for all groups wishing to undertake research based on the principles and values of user participation.
 

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Contents

Introduction what counts as knowledge whose knowledge counts? Towards authentic participatory enquiry
1
ACTION Assisting Carers using Telematic Interventions to meet Older peoples Needs practitioners reflections on a Swedish innovation
14
Partnerships in best practice advancing gerontological care in Scotland
33
Changing the culture within care homes for older people
50
A changing life coconstructing a personal theory of awareness and adjustment to the onset of Alzheimers disease
69
Innovative approaches to living with dementia an Australian case study
89
Looking in a fairground mirror reflections on partnerships in learning disability research
104
Doing user research narratives of mental health service user researchers
120
Carers of people with mental health problems as coresearchers reflections on the Partnerships in Carer Assessment Project PICAP
134
Involving children young people and parents in knowledge generation in health and social care research
151
Engaging community leaders and students in rural American communitybased participatory research
166
Conclusions realizing authentic participatory enquiry
183
References
203
Index
225
Back Cover
233
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Mike Nolan is Professor of Gerontological Nursing, Sheffield Institute for Studies on Ageing, University of Sheffield, UK.

Elizabeth Hanson is Senior Lecturer at the à ldreVäst Sjuhärad Research Centre, University College of Borås and at the University of Kalmar, Department of Humanities, Sweden.

Gordon Grant is Research Professor in the Centre for Health and Social Care Research, Sheffield Hallam University, UK.

John Keady is Professor of Older People‚ s Mental Health Nursing at The University of Manchester/Bolton, Salford and Trafford Mental Health NHS Trust, UK.

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