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A protocol for the methodological steps used to evaluate the alignment of rehabilitation services in the Western Cape, South Africa with the National Rehabilitation Policy
(BioMed Central, 2017-03)
ENGLISH SUMMARY : Background: Rehabilitation medicine plays an integral part in attainment of optimal functioning after injury or disease. The National Rehabilitation Policy of South Africa (NRP) (2000) highlights the ...
A study of human resource competencies required to implement community rehabilitation in less resourced settings
(BioMed Central, 2017-12)
Background: It is estimated that over one billion persons worldwide have some form of disability. However, there is lack of knowledge and prioritisation of how to serve the needs and provide opportunities for people ...
The experiences and challenges faced by rehabilitation community service therapists within the South African Primary Healthcare health system
(AOSIS Publishing, 2017)
Background: Twenty-two years after the promulgation of a plethora of progressive health policies since 1994, the South African public health system reflects a number of stumbling blocks regarding implementation. Rehabilitation ...
Exploring the interaction of activity limitations with context, systems, community and personal factors in accessing public health care services : a presentation of South African case studies
(AOSIS Publishing, 2017-02)
Background: There are many factors that influence access to public health services, such as the context people live in, the existing health services, and personal, cultural and community factors. People with disabilities ...
An exploration of burn survivors’ experiences of pressure garment therapy at a tertiary hospital in South Africa
(Occupational Therapy Association of South Africa, 2017)
Introduction: Pressure garment therapy is used to treat hypertrophic scars, but adherence to this intervention presents challenges. The aim of the paper was to explore the pressure garment therapy experiences of adult burn ...