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RehabMove 2018: ACTIVITY AND MOBILITY USING TECHNOLOGY (AMOUNT) REHABILITATION TRIAL- DESCRIPTION OF COMMUNITY PHASE INTERVENTION

Hassett, L.M.; Van den Berg, M.E.L.; Weber, H.; Chagpar, S.; Wong, S.; Rabie, A.; Schurr, K.; McCluskey, M.A.; Lindsey, R.; Crotty, M.; Sherrington, C.


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  <dc:creator>Hassett, L.M.</dc:creator>
  <dc:creator>Van den Berg, M.E.L.</dc:creator>
  <dc:creator>Weber, H.</dc:creator>
  <dc:creator>Chagpar, S.</dc:creator>
  <dc:creator>Wong, S.</dc:creator>
  <dc:creator>Rabie, A.</dc:creator>
  <dc:creator>Schurr, K.</dc:creator>
  <dc:creator>McCluskey, M.A.</dc:creator>
  <dc:creator>Lindsey, R.</dc:creator>
  <dc:creator>Crotty, M.</dc:creator>
  <dc:creator>Sherrington, C.</dc:creator>
  <dc:date>2018-11-16</dc:date>
  <dc:description>PURPOSE: To describe technology use and physiotherapy support provided to participants to improve
mobility and physical activity in the community phase of the AMOUNT trial.
METHODS: Process evaluation including participants (mean age 70 (SD18)) randomised to the
intervention group (n=149). Intervention was additional to standard rehabilitation, prescribed using a
protocol which matched games/exercises from eight technologies to the participant’s mobility limitations.
Technologies included video and computer games/exercises, tablet applications and activity monitors.
Participants were taught to use the technologies during inpatient rehabilitation and were then discharged
home to use the technologies ≥ 5 days a week for the remainder of the 6-month trial. Trial protocol required
the physiotherapist to provide support every 1–2 weeks using a health coaching approach. Intervention
datasheets were audited to determine technology use and frequency, duration, mode and type of support
provided.
RESULTS: Participants used an average of 2 (SD 1) technologies with 98% participants using an activity
monitor. Physiotherapists had contact with participants on average 15 (SD 5) times (approximately every
11 days), consisting of 6 (SD 3) home visits (46 min duration), 8 (SD 4) phone calls (8 min duration) and
1 other (email, video conference, hospital) type of contact. Contact primarily incorporated health coaching
(68%) with 8% for technology support. Topics discussed during health coaching included discussing data
from prescribed technologies (79%), physical activity and mobility status (70%) and adherence (64%).
CONCLUSIONS: Technologies to support ongoing exercise are likely to become increasingly important
as the proportion of older people in the population increases and rehabilitation resources become limited.
A health coaching model to support technology use post hospitalisation is feasible. Some support can be
provided remotely limiting the need for frequent home visits.</dc:description>
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  <dc:language>eng</dc:language>
  <dc:relation>doi:10.5281/zenodo.1490148</dc:relation>
  <dc:relation>url:https://zenodo.org/communities/rehabmove2018</dc:relation>
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  <dc:title>RehabMove 2018: ACTIVITY AND MOBILITY USING TECHNOLOGY (AMOUNT) REHABILITATION TRIAL- DESCRIPTION OF COMMUNITY PHASE INTERVENTION</dc:title>
  <dc:type>info:eu-repo/semantics/conferencePaper</dc:type>
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