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BACKGROUND Care home residents with stroke-related disabilities have significant activity limitations. Phase II trial results suggested a potential benefit of occupational therapy (OT) in maintaining residents' capacity to engage in functional activity. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a targeted course of OT in(More)
BACKGROUND The occupational therapy (OT) in care homes study (OTCH) aims to investigate the effect of a targeted course of individual OT (with task training, provision of adaptive equipment, minor environmental adaptations and staff education) for stroke survivors living in care homes, compared to usual care. METHODS/DESIGN A cluster randomised controlled(More)
(2015) An occupational therapy intervention for residents with stroke related disabilities in UK care homes (OTCH): cluster randomised controlled trial. British Medical Journal (BMJ), 350. h468. ISSN 0959-8138 It is advisable to refer to the publisher's version if you intend to cite from the work. ABSTRACT ObjeCtive To evaluate the clinical eicacy of an(More)
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