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Interprofessional Rehabilitation - a Person-centered Approach

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About the editors ix About the contributors xi Foreword by Professor Gerold Stucki xv Preface xvii Acknowledgements xix 1 Introduction 1 Richard J. Siegert, William J. Taylor and Sarah G. Dean 1.1 What is rehabilitation? 1 1.2 Setting boundaries ? or what we don?t mean by rehabilitation 2 1.3 Some defi nitions of rehabilitation 3 1.4 Some other issues in defi ning rehabilitation 4 1.5 The core themes 6 1.6 A word about terminology 7 1.7 Summary 7 2 A rehabilitation framework: the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health 9 William J. Taylor and Szilvia Geyh 2.1 There is a need for a common language of functioning 9 2.2 The ICF is both a model and a classification system 12 2.3 The origins of the ICF 17 2.4 Using the ICF in practice ? ICF core sets, rehabilitation cycle and ICF tools 19 2.5 Can the ICF be used to measure functioning ? both the ?what? and the ?how?? Controversies ? to measure or to classify that is the question 30 2.6 Controversies ? classifi cation of ?participation restrictions? versus ?activity limitations? 31 2.7 Controversies ? is the ICF a framework for understanding ?QoL?? 34 2.8 Future developments of the ICF 36 3 An interprofessional approach to rehabilitation 45 Sarah G. Dean and Claire Ballinger 3.1 Introduction and setting the scene 45 3.2 Terminology and interprofessional working within rehabilitation 46 3.3 Characteristics of good teamwork 51 3.4 Team membership and roles 61 3.5 Processes of teamwork 65 3.6 The role of interprofessional education in rehabilitation 69 3.7 Collaborative rehabilitation research 72 3.8 The future for interprofessional rehabilitation teams 73 3.9 Conclusion 74 4 Processes in rehabilitation 79 William Levack and Sarah G. Dean 4.1 Introduction 79 4.2 Assessment 80 4.3 Goal planning 84 4.4 Interventions 97 4.5 Evaluation 102 4.6 Discharge planning and transitions from hospital to community 103 4.7 Conclusion 103 5 Outcome measurement in rehabilitation 109 Richard J. Siegert and Jo Adams 5.1 Introduction 109 5.2 Psychometrics ? a primer 118 5.3 Applying outcome measures in clinical practice 125 5.4 Conclusion 128 6 The person in context 135 Julie Pryor and Sarah G. Dean 6.1 Introduction 135 6.2 Who are the stakeholders in rehabilitation? 136 6.3 Key terms 137 6.4 The lived experience of acquired disability 140 6.5 Rehabilitation as a personal journey of reconstruction or transformation of the self 141 6.6 Understanding rehabilitation as ?work? and the role of participation 146 6.7 Clinical services guiding and supporting personal rehabilitation journeys 148 6.8 Placing the person in their family context and involving families in rehabilitation 152 6.9 Ideas for making clinical rehabilitation processes and practices person-centred 154 6.10 Can we do person-centred rehabilitation? 159 7 Conclusion: rethinking rehabilitation 167 Sarah G. Dean, Richard J. Siegert and William J. Taylor 7.1 Introduction 167 7.2 The ICF as a theoretical framework and language for rehabilitation 167 7.3 Interprofessional teamwork in rehabilitation 168 7.4 Processes in rehabilitation: goal setting and its mediators 168 7.5 Outcome measurement to evaluate rehabilitation and show it makes a difference 169 7.6 The importance of the individual person in their context and how to do person-centred rehabilitation 169 7.7 Using the ICF as a way to map interprofessional rehabilitation 170 7.8 Revisiting the defi nition of rehabilitation 176 7.9 Limitations related to the scope of this textbook 178 7.10 Future directions of interprofessional rehabilitation 179 7.11 Conclusion 183 Index 185

About the Author

About the Editors Sarah G Dean is a senior lecturer in health servicesresearch, based at the University of Exeter, UK, with a backgroundin physiotherapy and health psychology. She has a particularinterest in the psychology of exercise-based rehabilitation forpeople with long term conditions. Richard J Siegert has a background in clinical psychologyand neuropsychology and a special interest in the application ofpsychometrics to measurement in rehabilitation settings. A Readerin Rehabilitation at King s College London, he is soon totake up a Chair in Psychology and Rehabilitation at AUT Universityin Auckland, New Zealand. William J Taylor is an academic rehabilitation physicianand rheumatologist in Wellington, New Zealand, where he teaches apostgraduate interdisciplinary course in rehabilitation andcontinues to work at the coal-face of clinical practice.


The key message of this book is that there is great valuein person-centred rehabilitation. This book is welllaid out, easy to read, and summarizes vast amounts of research andreference material. Use of case studies helps students andclinicians understand how to incorporate this integrated approachto benefit their clients. Controversies are also outlinedthat clearly support the need for additional research in thisfield. Overall, the book is considered a thought-provokingread and one that will benefit any clinician with an interest ininterprofessional rehabilitation. (Canadian Journalof Occupational Therapy, 29 October 2013)

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