The Participation Scale: measuring a key concept in public health.

  title={The Participation Scale: measuring a key concept in public health.},
  author={Wim H van Brakel and Alison M Anderson and R. K. Mutatkar and Zoica Bakirtzief and Peter G. Nicholls and M S Raju and Robert K Das-Pattanayak},
  journal={Disability and rehabilitation},
  volume={28 4},
PURPOSE To develop a scale to measure (social) participation for use in rehabilitation, stigma reduction and social integration programmes. METHOD A scale development study was carried out in Nepal, India and Brazil using standard methods. The instrument was to be based on the Participation domains of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF), be cross-cultural in nature and assess client-perceived participation. Respondents rated their participation in… CONTINUE READING
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