Wheelchair needs for children and young people: a review

Cox, Diane (2003) Wheelchair needs for children and young people: a review. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 66 (5). pp. 219-223.

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Official URL: https://doi.org/10.1177/030802260306600506

Abstract

This work was commissioned by a charity, the Physical Disability and Sensory Impairment Forum, owing to local parental concerns relating to the assessment for and provision of mobility equipment. The project was set up as a preliminary investigation to consider those concerns. A literature review was carried out in order to establish current practice in the National Health Service wheelchair service in England, the role of the wheelchair in children's mobility, the wheelchair and seating needs of children and the met and unmet need. A questionnaire was distributed to children and their parents to gain their views. The response rate was disappointingly poor and, therefore, the results are not presented. However, the full report is available from the author.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: British Journal of Occupational Therapy
Publisher: College of Occupational Therapists
ISSN: 1477-6006
Departments: Research Office
Pre 2016 Departments: Faculty of Health and Science > Lifelong and Interprofessional Learning > Public Health, Specialist and Advanced Practice > Health Improvement and Public Health QG
Depositing User: Janet Henderson
Date Deposited: 24 Nov 2009 15:26
Last Modified: 28 Jul 2017 17:51
URI: http://insight.cumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/28

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