From rehabilitation to recovery after stroke : a model to optimise consumer and carer involvement.
Grant number: LP0882700 | Funding period: 2008 - 2011
The National Research Priorities include 'ageing well, ageing productively'. Within this priority, it is necessary to be inclusive of those who have ongoing disabilities and/or chronic disease. This project aims to facilitate healthy lifestyles and community involvement in a group who have significant barriers to achieving their potential. The high incidence of depression and poor quality of life in stroke survivors and their carers emphasises the need to enhance wellness in these people. The study will develop a model for promoting recovery and community reintegration in stroke survivors, with the goal of enabling stroke survivors and their carers to actively participate in the community an..View full description
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From rehabilitation to recovery: protocol for a randomised controlled trial evaluating a goal-based intervention to reduce depression and facilitate participation post-stroke
Christine Graven, Kim Brock, Keith Hill, David Ames, Susan Cotton, Lynette Joubert
BACKGROUND: There is much discourse in healthcare about the importance of client-centred rehabilitation, however in the realm of c..