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TABLe 5.10 have you as a user of guidance participated in decision making and designing of strategies in guidance? Participation in designing of strategies refers to deciding how guidance should be operated and the amount of guidance each should get.

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TABLe 5.11 what would be an effective way for you as a user of guidance to have your voice heard on the delivery of guidance?

more proactive role instead of concentrating on solving problems.

5.6. evaluation of guidance – participation (level 4) Most of the respondents had not been involved at the level 4 of user involvement – participation by far. Table 5.10 shows that 85% of respondents had not participated in

decision making and designing of strategies. However, 6-8% had had a chance to participate in designing strategies and in decision making on the improvement of operation of services and on the development of new guidance services. Respondents were further asked if they thought it was important for the improvement of guidance that users participated in decision making and designing of guidance services (see figure 5.5). The question

was asked on a scale of 1-7 where 1 meant very unimportant and 7 very important. The users on average felt that it was somewhat important that users were participated in the designing of services, and rated the importance on average as 5.3 out of 7. There were no statistically significant differences in the average ratings of men and women and among different age- or educational groups, nor among people living in the capital versus the more rural areas.

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Voice of users  

This present evaluative research, titled Voice of users – promoting quality of guidance for adults in the Nordic countries, examines both th...

Voice of users  

This present evaluative research, titled Voice of users – promoting quality of guidance for adults in the Nordic countries, examines both th...

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