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The achievement of community intergration and productivity outcomes by CVA survivors in the Western Cape Metro Health District
(Occupational Therapy Association of South Africa, 2012-04)
Introduction: According to the South African National Rehabilitation policy, achieving advanced outcomes such as community integration and productive activity, should be the focus of the rehabilitation services. However, ...
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 ...
Lessons from the pilot of a mobile application to map assistive technology suppliers in Africa
A pilot project to develop and implement a mobile smartphone application (App) that tracks and maps assistive technology (AT) availability in southern Africa was launched in Botswana in 2016. The App was developed and ...