Katie E Stant

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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)
ObjeCtive To evaluate the clinical eicacy of an established programme of occupational therapy in maintaining functional activity and reducing further health risks from inactivity in care home residents living with stroke sequelae. Design Pragmatic, parallel group, cluster randomised controlled trial. setting 228 care homes (> 10 beds each), both with and(More)
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