Re-ACT- the Respond to Ailing Children Tool; Re-ACT Talks: The Effect of Criticism on Parents with Sick Children

  • Sarah Jane Neill (Principal Investigator)

Impact: Health and Well-Being impacts

Description of impact

Re-ACT- the Respond to Ailing Children Tool is through the UK's National Health Service Improvement Hub. Inside the NHS hub parents and practitioners have access to a variety of resources associated with the project, including a short TED-style talk by Sarah Neill. Neill's presentation explains to professionals how criticism and the communication of criticism affects parents with a sick child. She emphasises the importance of positive communication styles to support parents in caring for their sick children. The video has had 1122 views to date (29/4/19).

How have research outputs led to this impact?

This impact is informed by prior research concerning felt or enacted criticism and by qualitative research projects within the ASK SNIFF programme of research.
Impact statusOngoing
Category of impactHealth and Well-Being impacts