A novel approach to reduce sedentary behaviour in care home residents: the GET READY study utilising service-learning and co-creation

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Downloads (Pure)

Abstract

The GET READY study aimed to integrate service-learning methodology into University degrees by offering students individual service opportunities with residential care homes, to co-create the best suited intervention to reduce the sedentary behaviour (SB) of residents throughout the day, with researchers, end-users, care staff, family members and policymakers. Eight workshops with care home residents and four workshops with care staff, relatives and policymakers, led by undergraduate students, were audiotaped, transcribed verbatim and analysed with inductive thematic analysis to understand views and preferences for sustainable strategies to reduce SB and increase movement of residents. Perspectives about SB and movement in care homes highlighted 4 subthemes. Assets for decreasing SB included 3 subthemes, and suggestions and strategies encapsulated 4 subthemes. There is a need to include end-users in decision making, and involve care staff and relatives in enhancing strategies to reduce SB among residents if we want sustainable changes in behaviour. A change in culture at a policymaker and care staff’s level could provide opportunities to open care homes to the community with regular activities outside the care home premises, and offer household chores and opportunities to give residents a role in maintaining their home environment.
Original languageEnglish
JournalInternational Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Volume16
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2019

Fingerprint

Home Care Services
Learning
Students
Education
Decision Making
Research Personnel

Keywords

  • co-creation
  • service-learning
  • care home residents
  • sedentary behaviour
  • physical activity

Cite this

@article{0fc9d1fa6e384eb1a6e743f73a47ec15,
title = "A novel approach to reduce sedentary behaviour in care home residents: the GET READY study utilising service-learning and co-creation",
abstract = "The GET READY study aimed to integrate service-learning methodology into University degrees by offering students individual service opportunities with residential care homes, to co-create the best suited intervention to reduce the sedentary behaviour (SB) of residents throughout the day, with researchers, end-users, care staff, family members and policymakers. Eight workshops with care home residents and four workshops with care staff, relatives and policymakers, led by undergraduate students, were audiotaped, transcribed verbatim and analysed with inductive thematic analysis to understand views and preferences for sustainable strategies to reduce SB and increase movement of residents. Perspectives about SB and movement in care homes highlighted 4 subthemes. Assets for decreasing SB included 3 subthemes, and suggestions and strategies encapsulated 4 subthemes. There is a need to include end-users in decision making, and involve care staff and relatives in enhancing strategies to reduce SB among residents if we want sustainable changes in behaviour. A change in culture at a policymaker and care staff’s level could provide opportunities to open care homes to the community with regular activities outside the care home premises, and offer household chores and opportunities to give residents a role in maintaining their home environment.",
keywords = "co-creation, service-learning, care home residents, sedentary behaviour, physical activity",
author = "Maria Gin{\'e}-Garriga and Marlene Sandlund and Dall, {Philippa M.} and Chastin, {Sebastien F.M.} and Susana P{\'e}rez and Skelton, {Dawn A.}",
note = "Acceptance in SAN AAM version queried 31/01/19 DC ^Ok as will be published OA; replace with VoR once published. ET 1/2/19",
year = "2019",
month = "2",
day = "1",
doi = "10.3390/ijerph16030418",
language = "English",
volume = "16",
number = "3",

}

A novel approach to reduce sedentary behaviour in care home residents: the GET READY study utilising service-learning and co-creation. / Giné-Garriga, Maria; Sandlund, Marlene; Dall, Philippa M.; Chastin, Sebastien F.M.; Pérez, Susana ; Skelton, Dawn A.

In: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, Vol. 16, No. 3, 01.02.2019.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

TY - JOUR

T1 - A novel approach to reduce sedentary behaviour in care home residents: the GET READY study utilising service-learning and co-creation

AU - Giné-Garriga, Maria

AU - Sandlund, Marlene

AU - Dall, Philippa M.

AU - Chastin, Sebastien F.M.

AU - Pérez, Susana

AU - Skelton, Dawn A.

N1 - Acceptance in SAN AAM version queried 31/01/19 DC ^Ok as will be published OA; replace with VoR once published. ET 1/2/19

PY - 2019/2/1

Y1 - 2019/2/1

N2 - The GET READY study aimed to integrate service-learning methodology into University degrees by offering students individual service opportunities with residential care homes, to co-create the best suited intervention to reduce the sedentary behaviour (SB) of residents throughout the day, with researchers, end-users, care staff, family members and policymakers. Eight workshops with care home residents and four workshops with care staff, relatives and policymakers, led by undergraduate students, were audiotaped, transcribed verbatim and analysed with inductive thematic analysis to understand views and preferences for sustainable strategies to reduce SB and increase movement of residents. Perspectives about SB and movement in care homes highlighted 4 subthemes. Assets for decreasing SB included 3 subthemes, and suggestions and strategies encapsulated 4 subthemes. There is a need to include end-users in decision making, and involve care staff and relatives in enhancing strategies to reduce SB among residents if we want sustainable changes in behaviour. A change in culture at a policymaker and care staff’s level could provide opportunities to open care homes to the community with regular activities outside the care home premises, and offer household chores and opportunities to give residents a role in maintaining their home environment.

AB - The GET READY study aimed to integrate service-learning methodology into University degrees by offering students individual service opportunities with residential care homes, to co-create the best suited intervention to reduce the sedentary behaviour (SB) of residents throughout the day, with researchers, end-users, care staff, family members and policymakers. Eight workshops with care home residents and four workshops with care staff, relatives and policymakers, led by undergraduate students, were audiotaped, transcribed verbatim and analysed with inductive thematic analysis to understand views and preferences for sustainable strategies to reduce SB and increase movement of residents. Perspectives about SB and movement in care homes highlighted 4 subthemes. Assets for decreasing SB included 3 subthemes, and suggestions and strategies encapsulated 4 subthemes. There is a need to include end-users in decision making, and involve care staff and relatives in enhancing strategies to reduce SB among residents if we want sustainable changes in behaviour. A change in culture at a policymaker and care staff’s level could provide opportunities to open care homes to the community with regular activities outside the care home premises, and offer household chores and opportunities to give residents a role in maintaining their home environment.

KW - co-creation

KW - service-learning

KW - care home residents

KW - sedentary behaviour

KW - physical activity

U2 - 10.3390/ijerph16030418

DO - 10.3390/ijerph16030418

M3 - Article

VL - 16

IS - 3

ER -