THE GF STRONG REHAB RESEARCH DAY 2014
Research Day is held annually at the GF Strong Rehab Centre in the Spring of each year. It is presented in partnership by: GF Strong Rehab Centre, UBC Division of Physical Medicine & Rehab, UBC Rehabilitation Research Laboratory @ GF Strong, UBC Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, UBC Department of Physical Therapy and ICORD.
The day is composed of research presentations by Students, Residents, Staff and special guests. This year we introduced a lunch hour research panel discussion as well as research poster presentations. The final presentation of the day was presented by a keynote speaker.
Research Day - April 16, 2014
ABSTRACTS (click on abstract to read)
Knowledge translation of a wheelchair skills program for rehabilitation clinicians: A feasibility study. Rushton PW, Boronowski L, Rowe S, Miller WC, Demers L, Kirby RL (Presented by Grant Huston) (Abstract not submitted)
Providing feedback to manufacturers of low cost wheelchairs. Joy Wee, BSc (Hons), MD, FRCPC, MSc, Adjunct Associate Professor, Queen’s University (Abstract not submitted)
Randomized controlled study assessing the effectiveness of aphasia-friendly schedules on therapy attendance. Dina Collins, MA, RSLP, CCC-SLP