Pilot: Peer supporters in dementia care

Project leader: Roger Santokhie The relatives of people with dementia gain a unique competence that is difficult to get in other ways. In this pilot project, we will try to hire peer supporters in the dementia care. The first municipality to try this, is Frøya kommune.  

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The CHIME project

Project Team Managers: Dagfinn Bjørgen og Anne Hirrich Main goal: to improve knowledge about recovery at the system level, how to implement, organize, and operate recovery-oriented services in Norway. In this research project we aim to explore and enhance the value of using the CHIME framework, and recovery-thinking/principles for transforming recovery-orientation of organizations, and improving…

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Guidance for Peer Supporters

Project Manager: Dagfinn Bjørgen Project Team Members: Peer Supporters Marthe Siira and Ingelin Anderssen The peer supporters employed by KBT are offered group-based guidance sessions once a month, in addition to guidance at their workplace in the municipality. The group-based guidance involves reflecting on common issues together. The intention is that the guidance is to…

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How the sense of belonging affects promotion of mental health in the workplace

Co-researcher: Juni Raak Høiseth This is a collaborative project with PhD. candidate Olav Tangvald-Pedersen of the University of South-Eastern Norway, where Juni Raak Høiseth from KBT is contributing as a co-researcher. The project has been ongoing for several years. We are currently finalizing an article about how the sense of belonging in the workplace can…

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Patients and relatives’ alternatives to out-patient involuntary commitment – A qualitative study among patients and relatives at Nidaros DPS

Project Team Managers: Dagfinn Bjørgen and Ingvild Kvisle In the summer of 2018 KBT and Nidaros DPS started outlining a project to reduce the use of coercion in mental health care, and to explore challenges regarding out-patient involuntary commitment. The main goal of the project is to find what patients subjected to out-patient involuntary commitment…

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