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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Grupal Rehabilitation: Expectations And Perceptions Of People With Visual Disabilities [reabilitação Grupal: Expectativas E Percepções De Portadores De Deficiência Visual]
Author: Monteiro M.M.B.
Montilha R.D.C.I.
Abstract: Purpose: Check characteristics, expectations and perceptions of the visually impaired, participants of the rehabilitation process group. Methods: There was descriptive study according to questionnaire through the interview not probability sample of people with visual impairments of 12 years and more, users of rehabilitation service group the Centre for Studies Rehabilitation and Research in "Prof. Dr. Gabriel Port" (CEPRE/FCM/UNICAMP). Two instruments were used, one early in the process of rehabilitation and another at the end. Results: The samples were composed of 26 and 14 users respectively, the difference between the two samples was due to some dropouts in the process of rehabilitation, or difficulty of access to users. All users who answered the second questionnaire also responded to the first. For users characteristics of the sample, the breakdown by sex was equal (50.0%) male and female. The Low Vision was the type of disability presented by the majority (76.9%), with diabetic retinopathy the most mentioned (47.3%). Most users said he expected that rehabilitation would help to ease the daily life (73.1%). Among the perceptions concerning emphasizing the process of rehabilitation is the improvement in activities of daily living (33.2%). For perceptions about the rehabilitation group has been held in the majority (71.4%) of users said it felt good therapeutic strategy. Conclusion: Users have to be satisfied when asked about the rehabilitation process in which they were inserted, so this process of rehabilitation group can meet the expectations of the user regarding this process.
Rights: aberto
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Date Issue: 2012
Appears in Collections:Unicamp - Artigos e Outros Documentos

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