Publications

McGlinchey CHarniess P, Borek AGarrood A, McDonald A, Boyle F, Logan SMorris C (2024) What aspects of health and wellbeing are most important to parent carers of children with disabilities? Health Expectations 27,3

Garrood, A, Bjornstad, G, Borek, A, Gillett A, Lloyd J, Brand S,  Tarrant M, Ball S,  Hawton A,  McDonald A,  Fredlund M,  Boyle F,  Berry V, Logan S, Morris C. (2023) Healthy Parent Carers: acceptability and practicability of online delivery and learning through implementation by delivery partner organisations. Health Expectations 1- 14. doi:10.1111/hex.13812

Plain Language Summary of the Healthy Parent Carers feasibility Study. Healthy Parent Carers research summary

Lloyd J, Bjornstad G, Borek A, et al Healthy Parent Carers programme: mixed methods process evaluation and refinement of a health promotion intervention BMJ Open 2021;11:e045570.

Bjornstad, G., Cuffe-Fuller, B., Ukoumunne, O.C. et al. Healthy Parent Carers: feasibility randomised controlled trial of a peer-led group-based health promotion intervention for parent carers of disabled children. Pilot Feasibility Stud 7, 144 (2021).

Bjornstad G, Wilkinson K, Cuffe-Fuller B, Fitzpatrick K, Borek A, Ukoumunne OC, Hawton A, Tarrant M, Berry V, Lloyd J, et al (2019). Healthy Parent Carers peer-led group-based health promotion intervention for parent carers of disabled children: protocol for a feasibility study using a parallel group randomised controlled trial design. Pilot and Feasibility Studies, 5(1).

Borek A, McDonald B, Fredlund M, Bjornstad GJ, Logan GS, Morris C (2018). Healthy Parent Carers programme: development and feasibility of a novel group-based health-promotion intervention. BMC Public Health, 18, 270-270.

This project evolved from PenCRU’s research into peer support for parent carers:

Shilling, V., Bailey, S., Logan, S. and Morris, C. (2015), Peer support for parents of disabled children part 2: how organizational and process factors influenced shared experience in a one-to-one service, a qualitative study. Child: Care, Health and Development, 41(4): 537–546

Shilling, V., Bailey, S., Logan, S. and Morris, C. (2015), Peer support for parents of disabled children part 1: perceived outcomes of a one-to-one service, a qualitative study. Child: Care, Health and Development, 41(4): 524–536

Shilling V, Morris C, Thompson-Coon J, Ukoumunne O, Rogers M, Logan S. (2013) Peer support for parents of children with chronic disabling conditions: a systematic review of quantitative and qualitative studies. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, 55: 602–609.

Shilling, V., Morris, C., Hawton, A., Bailey, S., Logan, S. (2015). What are the benefits and costs of providing peer support to parents of disabled children? Final Report: PenCLAHRC, University of Exeter Medical School.

We have also produced plain language summaries for each paper.