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Does public transport training versus no intervention help clients with TBI/CVA increase their independence in accessing their local community?

Prepared by:

Helen Wood, private occupational therapist, Sydney

Date:

December 2002

Review Date:

December 2004

Clinical Question:

Does public transport training versus no intervention help clients with TBI/CVA increase their independence in accessing their local community?

Clinical Scenario:

Many clients post TBI/CVA are unable to return to driving, thus the need for mastering community transport is greatly increased.

Clinical Bottom Line:

  • Systems like pre paid bus passes reduce the amount of steps and transactions
  • Checklist may be helpful to focus attention
  • Mass repetition is beneficial
  • All studies used task analysis approach to identify component skills and develop a skills acquisition format

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