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Clients' perspectives of rehabilitation in one acquired brain injury residential rehabilitation unit: a thematic analysis

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Clients' perspectives of rehabilitation in one acquired brain injury residential rehabilitation unit : a thematic analysis. / Gill, Ian; Wall, Gemma; Simpson, Jane.

In: Brain Injury, Vol. 26, No. 7-8, 2012, p. 909-920.

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title = "Clients' perspectives of rehabilitation in one acquired brain injury residential rehabilitation unit: a thematic analysis",
abstract = "Primary objective: To examine clients{\textquoteright} perspectives on residential rehabilitation for acquired brain injury (ABI).Research design: Qualitative semi-structured interviews.Method: Seven individuals who resided in a single residential rehabilitation unit for ABI were interviewed and thematic analysis was used to identify themes in their responses.Main outcomes and results: The analysis identified four themes: rebuilding self-belief, reflecting participants{\textquoteright} sense of independence and confidence in their ability; recognition of personal identity, including a number of personal traits; acceptance and change, incorporating coming to terms with their ABI and identifying change; and a sense of community atmosphere, reflecting clients{\textquoteright} perception of their own role and relationships with others.Conclusion: The results provide in-depth qualitative understanding of how clients{\textquoteright} perceived their experience within a residential rehabilitation unit for ABI. Implications of the results are discussed, including the identification of potential beneficial talking therapies for clients within this setting.",
keywords = "Adaptation, Psychological, Adolescent, Adult, Aged, Attitude of Health Personnel, Brain Injuries, Continuity of Patient Care, Cost-Benefit Analysis, Female, Great Britain, Humans, Interview, Psychological, Male, Middle Aged, Patient Satisfaction, Perception, Qualitative Research, Quality of Life, Self Concept, Young Adult",
author = "Ian Gill and Gemma Wall and Jane Simpson",
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doi = "10.3109/02699052.2012.661118",
language = "English",
volume = "26",
pages = "909--920",
journal = "Brain Injury",
issn = "0269-9052",
publisher = "Informa Healthcare",
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