Involving service users in an inclusive research project
Patricia Bell Community nurses, People with learning disabilities, Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, Northampton
Amanda Mortimer Community nurses, People with learning disabilities, Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, Northampton
Patricia Bell and Amanda Mortimer provide a reflective account of setting up a research group in which everyone’s input was valued equally
This article describes how people with learning disabilities and community learning disability nurses completed a module involving the development of an inclusive group to complete research. It reflects on the development of the research group, and the comments, thoughts and feelings of the people with learning disabilities involved in it. At the end of the module all the people involved were adequately prepared to work on research projects.
Learning Disability Practice. 16, 4, 28-30. doi: 10.7748/ldp2013.05.16.4.28.e683Correspondence
This article has been subject to double blind peer reviewConflict of interest
Accepted: 19 February 2013