Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/17598
Title: Barriers to returning to work for people with spinal cord injuries : a focus group study
Authors: Chan, SKK
Man, DWK 
Keywords: Barriers
Focus group
Return to work
Spinal cord injury
Issue Date: 2005
Publisher: IOS Press
Source: Work, 2005, v. 25, no. 4, p. 325-332 How to cite?
Journal: Work 
Abstract: The rate of employment for people with spinal cord injuries is relatively low, especially among Asians. To help individuals with spinal cord injuries return to work or retain employment, rehabilitation professionals must understand the barriers to employment and intervene to reduce or remove them. Hence, a focus group study was administered to 16 people with spinal cord injuries to explore return to work barriers. Various ideas, beliefs, responses, and values at different stages of work resettlement were elicited from both employed and unemployed participants, and then summarized. According to the results, several modifications of existing forms of rehabilitation intervention are necessary, as are further research directions.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/17598
ISSN: 1051-9815
EISSN: 1875-9270
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