Opinion versus practice regarding the use of rehabilitation services in home care: an investigation …

The present study is a component of a larger multidisciplinary health research program – “InfoRehab” – that aims to improve the understanding and use of health information for musculoskeletal rehabilitation clients (see, e.g., [29], [30]). A primary aim of InfoRehab is to address questions surrounding the role of rehabilitation in home care through advanced statistical analysis of large databases of health information (including RAI-HC data). Ethics clearance was granted for this study from the University of Waterloo Office of Research Ethics (ORE Reference #14795). This research involved a secondary analysis of data collected for clinical and administrative purposes. The RAI-HC and CA data are part of current practice, and are collected as part of the intake process or as part of a routine re-assessment of ongoing needs. The identities of…


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