Circuit class therapy for rehabilitation clients. A pragmatic randomized controlled trial of therapy intensity (CIRCIT). [ 2010 - 2015 ]

Also known as: Is more physical therapy after stroke better?

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Researchers: A/Pr Susan Hillier (Principal investigator) ,  A/Pr Coralie English Prof Adrian Esterman Prof Julie Bernhardt Prof Leonie Segal
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Brief description Loss of independence is common after stroke, and may lead to reduced quality of life and admission to nursing home care. We will investigate if an increased amount of rehabilitation following stroke leads to improved mobility. Two ways of delivering more intense rehabilitation will be compared with usual care to find out which leads to improved physical mobility, and how they compare economically. This will allow health service providers to optimise services and will benefit people with stroke.

Funding Amount $AUD 526,361.70

Funding Scheme Project Grants

Notes Standard Project Grant

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