Co-design of an oral health promotion animated film with families in the South of England
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Aim: To co-design and evaluate an animated film for promoting oral health in community settings.
Methods: Families attended two co-design workshops at a Family Hub in Portsmouth, during which they discussed oral health priorities and commented on the animation design. A before-and-after survey questionnaire assessed its impact on oral health knowledge in another Family Hub in Portsmouth. Qualitative data was analysed using the Framework method, while the survey data was analysed descriptively.
Results: Families prioritised evidence-based advice for inclusion in the film and contributed to the film storyline. This enabled relevant alterations to ensure the animation was engaging and age-appropriate. Although the survey response rate was low for inferential statistics, descriptive analysis indicated variation in the oral health knowledge of parents and carers.
Conclusion: Families can offer valuable contributions to the design of health promotion interventions. A co-design approach provides the resources for communicating health advice in a form that is relevant and applicable to target audiences.
|Journal||British Dental Journal|
|Publication status||Accepted for publication - 16 Oct 2019|
- Final accepted version 161019
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