Community Integration

SOCIAL ROLE VALORIZATION IN COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH HOUSING: DOES IT CONTRIBUTE TO THE COMMUNITY INTEGRATION AND LIFE SATISFACTION OF PEOPLE WITH PSYCHIATRIC DISABILITIES?

Aubry T, Flynn RJ, Virley B, Neri J.  University of Ottawa.  J Community Psychol. 2013 Mar;41(2):218-235. Despite its importance as a theory in the development of programs for populations with disabilities, social role valorization (SRV) has received relatively little attention in community mental health research. We present findings of a study that examined the relationship […]

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Framework for describing community integration for people with acquired brain injury

Parvaneh S, Cocks E.  School of Occupational Therapy and Social Work, Centre for Research into Disability and Society, Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia, Australia. sh.parvaneh@gmail.com.  Aust Occup Ther J. 2012 Apr;59(2):131-7. doi: 10.1111/j.1440-1630.2012.01001.x. Epub 2012 Mar 14. BACKGROUND/AIM: Community integration is the ultimate goal of rehabilitation of adults with acquired […]

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Evaluating quality of life in adults with profound learning difficulties resettled from hospital to supported living in the community

Sines D, Hogard E, Ellis R.  Buckinghamshire New University, UK. david.sines@bucks.ac.uk. This article describes a longitudinal evaluation of the quality of life of service users with profound learning difficulties who were resettled from hospital accommodation to supported housing in the community. The Trident approach was used for the design of the evaluation with data gathered […]

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Community Integration Research: Stroke Survivors & Driving

Driving and reintegration into the community in patients after stroke. Finestone HM, Guo M, O’Hara P, Greene-Finestone L, Marshall SC, Hunt L, Biggs J, Jessup A.  Candrive Research Program, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Ottawa, ON K1N 5C8, Canada. hfinestone@bruyere.org  PM R. 2010 Jun;2(6):497-503. OBJECTIVE: To investigate the relationship between driving versus not driving and […]

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Community Integration Research: Stroke Survivors

The relationship of physical function to social integration after stroke. Baseman S, Fisher K, Ward L, Bhattacharya A. Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ, USA. Baseman-susan@cooperhealth.edu  J Neurosci Nurs. 2010 Oct;42(5):237-44. Stroke is a leading cause of death and a serious long-term disability in this country. Much of the research on stroke rehabilitation has focused on […]

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Community Integration Research: Traumatic Brain Injury & Measurement

The reliability and validity of the Community Integration Measure in persons with traumatic brain injury. Griffen JA, Hanks RA, Meachen SJ.  Department of Psychology, Wayne State University, 5057 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI 48202, USA. jgriffen@wayne.edu  Rehabil Psychol. 2010 Aug;55(3):292-7. OBJECTIVE: To investigate the psychometric properties of the Community Integration Measure (CIM), a scale that assesses […]

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Community Integration Research: Traumatic Brain Injury & Ethnic Differences

Perceptions of Community Integration in an Ethnically Diverse Sample. Sander AM, Pappadis MR, Clark AN, Struchen MA.  Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Baylor College of Medicine (Drs Sander, Clark, and Struchen); Harris County Hospital District (Dr Sander); Brain Injury Research Center, TIRR Memorial Hermann (Drs Sander, Clark, and Struchen and Ms Pappadis); and Graduate […]

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Community Integration Research: Traumatic Brain Injury & Driving

Driving and community integration after traumatic brain injury. Rapport LJ, Bryer RC, Hanks RA.  Department of Psychology, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202, USA.  Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2008 May;89(5):922-30. OBJECTIVE: To examine resumption of driving after traumatic brain injury (TBI) and its relation to community integration. DESIGN: Cross-sectional cohort study; survey and cognitive data. […]

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Community Integration Research: Spinal Cord Injury

Environmental factors and their role in community integration after spinal cord injury. Lysack C, Komanecky M, Kabel A, Cross K, Neufeld S.  Occupational Therapy and Gerontology, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202, USA c.lysack@wayne.edu  Can J Occup Ther. 2007; 74 Spec No.:243-54. BACKGROUND: The International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) model presents an […]

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Community Integration Research: Mental Illness & Inclusion

Conceptualizing community: the experience of mental health consumers. Wong YL, Sands RG, Solomon PL.  University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice, 3701 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA. ylwong@sp2.upenn.edu  Qual Health Res. 2010 May;20(5):654-67. Epub 2010 Feb 12. In this article we describe a focus group study of the perspectives of diverse groups […]

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