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Effects of community-based rehabilitation programs on activities of daily living, quality of life and assistive technology satisfaction for disabled adults in South Korea.

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of communitybased rehabilitation (CBR) program on activities of daily livings (ADLs), quality of life and assistive technology satisfaction for disabled adults in South Korea. Fourteen community-dwelling subjects were participated in a home-based rehabilitation program which performed once a month for 2 months. The outcome measures included Modified Barthel Index (MBI) for assessing ADLs, EuroQol five-dimensions questionnaire (EQ- 5D) for quality of life (QoL) and Quebec User Evaluation of Satisfaction with assistive Technology 2.0 (QUEST 2.0) for assistive technology. Significant improvements in ADLs, quality of life and assistive technology satisfaction were observed after the program. This study indicated that community-based rehabilitation program is an effective method for improving ADLs, quality of life and assistive technology satisfaction for adults with disabilities.

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Type
Journal Article
Author
Heo SY
Lee CH
Choi WS
Year of Publication
2017
Journal
Journal of International Academy of Physical Therapy Research
Volume
8
Issue
1
Number of Pages
1100-1104
Language
kor, eng
Alternate Journal
JIAPTR
Publication Language
kor, eng