Thesis / Dissertation

Building the evidence-base for a top-down approach to the implementation of person-centred care in Australian hearing rehabilitation organisations

Gerard William, Robert Cowan (ed.)

Published : 2020

Abstract

Thesis abstract Background: Previous studies suggest person-centred care (PCC) might improve adult hearing rehabilitation uptake and use. Despite this, PCC has not been widely implemented within hearing rehabilitation organisations (HROs) in Australia. To date, research has not focused on the criteria used by senior managers, who are ultimately responsible for decisions on implementation of clinical practice within their HRO, to evaluate outcomes of providing PCC or its impact on organisational success. Better understanding of these criteria may be relevant to understanding the current low uptake of PCC in clinical practice and how this might be increased. Aims: To investigate how senior..

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