Res Involv Engagem 2021 Mar 20;7(1):18. Epub 2021 Mar 20.
University of Exeter, College of Medicine and Health, St Luke's Campus, Heavitree Road, Exeter, EX1 2LU, UK.
Background: Collaborative working between academic institutions and those who provide health and social care has been identified as integral in order to produce acceptable, relevant, and timely research, and for outputs to be useful and practical to implement. The ExCHANGE Collaboration aims to bring together researchers and people working, living in and visiting care homes to build capacity, share and mobilise knowledge, and identify key areas for future research. This paper describes an embedded, formative, realist and theory-driven evaluation which aims to gather information about how successful the ExCHANGE Collaboration is perceived to be in achieving its aims. Read More