Lynne Murphy, Lorelei Feeny, Danielle Matos, Nicole Falkenstein, Hanna Terry; Impact of an Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADL) Group on Perceived Quality of Life and Community Integration for People With Aphasia. Am J Occup Ther 2019;73(4_Supplement_1):7311520420. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2019.73S1-PO3037
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Date Presented 04/04/19
This study, exploring the effects of an eight-week IADL group for people living with aphasia, identified statistically significant improvements in physical and communication skills and overall quality of life, as measured by the Stroke and Aphasia Quality of Life Scale and Community Integration Questionnaire. Positive trends were noted in home integration, social activities, and community integration. This research supports the unique value of OT and occupation-based groups for people with aphasia.
Primary Author and Speaker: Lynne Murphy
Additional Authors and Speakers: Lorelei Feeny, Danielle Matos
Contributing Authors: Nicole Falkenstein, Hanna Terry
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