Characteristics and outcomes of a home and community-based neurorehabilitation programme

Gary M. Pace, Michael W. Schlund, Tara Hazard-Haupt, James R. Christensen, Mary Lashno, June McIver, Kim Peterson, Karyn A. Morgan

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Abstract

The potential clinical and financial advantages of providing neurorehabilitation directly in patients' homes and communities have recently been discussed. However, the specific characteristics and outcomes of a coordinated, interdisciplinary, home-based programme does not currently exist in the rehabilitation literature. The present paper presents patient demographics, type and intensity of services provided, satisfaction measures, and clinical outcomes for 77 brain injured individuals in an attempt to begin to define and evaluate this new level of care. Additionally, the challenges of conducting home-based rehabilitation, and needs for further research are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)535-546
Number of pages12
JournalBrain Injury
Volume13
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience (miscellaneous)
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology
  • Clinical Neurology

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