[A brief reference to this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012].
The New Economics Foundation (nef) have produced this guidebook primarily to assist voluntary organisations and community groups in delivering projects and services. It aims to improve the design and delivery of services by use of wellbeing outcome measures. This handbook provides the tools for thinking about well-being and its measurement.
Part I: Understanding well-being.
Part II: Practical tools for measuring well-being.
Part III: Guidance on analysis and interpretation, building experience working with a number of organisations to undertake impact evaluation projects.
Part IV: Using well-being data.
There is also a (very) brief checklist and links to further information.
Michaelson, J. Mahony, S. [and] Schifferes, J. (2012). Measuring well-being: a guide for practitioners. A short handbook for voluntary organisations and community groups. London: nef, July 30th 2012.