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The Perception of People with Spinal Cord injury on Modified Home Environment

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dc.contributor.author Rahman, Salim
dc.date.accessioned 2018-12-29T09:48:14Z
dc.date.available 2018-12-29T09:48:14Z
dc.date.issued 2018-05-30
dc.identifier.citation Includes bibliographical references (page 58-67) en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/342
dc.description A thesis is submitted to the SSARC Regional Interprofessional Master’s Program in Rehabilitation Science of Centre for the Rehabilitation of the Paralysed (CRP) in conformity with the requirements for the Degree of M.Sc. in Rehabilitation Science, Bangladesh Health Professions Institute, Faculty of Medicine, the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh: en_US
dc.description.abstract Introduction: SCI is a life threatening condition which creates so many dysfunctions in an individual’s life such as unique personal, family and community challenges in activities of daily living return to previous work and modification of home and vicinity. An accessible home and environmental modification allows for free and safe movement, function and access for SCI Objectives: The objective of the study was to find out the perception of people with spinal cord injury on modified home environment Methodology: The study followed the interactive approach of qualitative design for search the Impact of modified home environment. In-depth interview were preceded for participants Result: In this research, 10 (ten) participants (5 were male and 5 were female) were selected for in-depth interview. The mean age of participants was 35 years and Std. Deviation ±14 whereas male and female ratio was 1:1 According to selected inclusion and exclusion criteria, 70% samples were recruited from different villages and 30% from urban. On the basis on multiple responses, all participants were modified their living room, toilet, bathroom and kitchen. Specially, 50% removed barriers from in front the kitchen, 60% leveled uneven in-front yard 40% participant had accessible job setting. Study found that modified home environment allows free mobility individuals with SCI,80% participants had positive perception on reduce independency ,70%participants got self-independence in functional tasks and had improved social relationship and communication though participant had faced interim economic hardship during way to home modification. Overall more than 70% participants had reported that modified home environment has a vital role to lead a quality and meaningful life. Conclusion: An accessible home environment initiative to individual with SCI can enhance functional status to community. The integrated plan interventions are more effective to survive with a quality of life. In Bangladesh, both Government and NonGovernment Organization are could ahead to take an effective measures for further action in all aspects for SCI rehabilitation to the community. Key words: Perception, Spinal cord injury, Home environment, Modification en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher (Bangladesh Health Professions Institute, Faculty of Medicine, the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh:, 2018-06-30) en_US
dc.subject Perception en_US
dc.subject Spinal cord injury en_US
dc.subject Home environment en_US
dc.subject Modification en_US
dc.title The Perception of People with Spinal Cord injury on Modified Home Environment en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US

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