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Abstract / Description of output
Methods: A series of five co-production workshops with stroke survivors, their caregivers, stroke service staff, exercise professionals, and researchers were conducted in parallel in two stroke services (England and Scotland). Workshop format was informed by the Behaviour Change Wheel (BCW) framework for developing interventions and incorporated systematic review and empirical evidence. Taking an iterative approach, data from activities and audio recordings were analysed following each workshop and findings used to inform subsequent workshops, to inform both the activities of the next workshop and ongoing intervention development.
Findings: Co-production workshop participants (n = 43) included 17 staff, 14 stroke survivors, six caregivers, and six researchers. The target behaviour for stroke survivors is to increase standing and moving, and the target behaviour for caregivers and staff is to support and encourage stroke survivors to increase standing and moving. The developed intervention is primarily based on co-produced solutions to barriers to achieving the target behaviour. The developed intervention includes 34 behaviour change techniques. The intervention is to be delivered through stroke services, commencing in the inpatient setting and following through discharge into the community. Participants reported that taking part in intervention development was a positive experience.
Conclusions: To our knowledge, this is the first study that has combined the use of co-production and the BCW to develop an intervention for use in stroke care. In-depth reporting of how a co-production approach was combined with the BCW framework, including the design of bespoke materials for workshop activities, should prove useful to other researchers and practitioners involved in intervention development in stroke.
Keywords / Materials (for Non-textual outputs)
- behaviour change wheel
- intervention development
- sedentary behaviour
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- 1 Invited talk
Sedentary behaviour after stroke: the role of stroke service staff in supporting stroke survivors to move more in inpatient and community settings
Sarah Morton (Invited speaker)1 Jun 2023
Activity: Academic talk or presentation types › Invited talk