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Selecting Person-Environment Assessments

Enabling Environments: Measuring the Impact of Environment on Disability and Rehabilitation

Author: Acheson Cooper, B., Letts, L., Rigby, P., Law, M., Stewart, D., Strong, S.
Type: Book Section
Year: 1999

Abstract:

INTRODUCTION: Rehabilitation practice is broadening not only to meet indivdual client needs but also to address group and community requirements. It now recognizes and emphasizes the influence of the environment on client fuction and treatment outcomes. This redirection in practice requires the use of trustworthy instruments of measure that address these person-environment relationships. The chapter presents a process that can be used to select and evaluate instruments for potential use in clinical practice and research. It also provides information on 41 assessments identified through a literature review and consultation with experts.

Further Details

Author: Steinfeld, E., Scott Danford, G.
Pages: 27
Section: 17
Publish Location: New York
Publisher: Kluwer Academic / Plenum Publishers
ISBN/ISSN: 9780306458910
Research Notes: Electronic copy added 12/06/2013 Hard copy discarded 12/06/2013
Keywords: Rehabilitation, assessment tools, independant living, disabilities
Reads: 137
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