Developing an Outcome Evaluation Framework for play@home



Mercer, Tom and Fisher, A and Hislop, Jane (2008) Developing an Outcome Evaluation Framework for play@home. Project Report. Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Background: This report explores the feasibility of and rationale for the design of an Outcome Evaluation Framework aimed at assessing the impact of the play@home scheme on the scheme’s four main objectives: physical activity, movement skills, cognitive/language development, and parent-child bonding. The project was conducted in two interlocking phases. The first phase of “research” involved a scoping and review of the outcome evaluation literature alongside direct consultation with stakeholders (implementers, play@home coordinators) about current levels of outcome evaluation practice in the schemes. The second phase comprised the production of a draft “best practice” outcome evaluation framework, in conjunction with the expert judgements of measurement domain-specific outcome evaluation experts, the views of stakeholders and the advice of a Health Sciences statistician, experienced in the evaluation of complex interventions

Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords: early years, evaluation, physical activity, children,pre-school children, health interventions
Divisions: School of Health Sciences > Physiotherapy
Date Deposited: 28 Aug 2009 13:36
Last Modified: 19 Mar 2014 12:55
URI: http://eresearch.qmu.ac.uk/id/eprint/636

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