Commissioning vocational rehabilitation after stroke: Can the Cinderella services get to the ball? A qualitative study.

@article{Radford2013CommissioningVR,
  title={Commissioning vocational rehabilitation after stroke: Can the Cinderella services get to the ball? A qualitative study.},
  author={Kathryn A Radford and Amanda Crompton and Karen Stainer},
  journal={Journal of health services research & policy},
  year={2013},
  volume={18 1 Suppl},
  pages={30-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To understand the barriers and enablers to commissioning vocational rehabilitation (VR) after stroke. METHODS Interviews with health and social care commissioners responsible for stroke services across three counties were conducted to explore their views on the barriers and enablers to commissioning VR. Transcripts were subjected to thematic analysis, and validity checked with members of the research team. RESULTS The findings indicate that health commissioners have had to focus… CONTINUE READING