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REPORT CARD: Wheeled Mobility KNOWLEDGE GENERATION CLINICAL APPLICATION POLICY CHANGE Innovaon/Discovery Integrave Care Environmental Shi Effecve Pracce (Evidence and Outcomes) Equity Pracce Capacity Change Agents Societal Awareness Community Capacity 2020 PRIORITY 3 2020 PRIORITY 1 2020 PRIORITY 2 Emerging Evidence Outcome Measures Resource Capacity Take Home Mesage: Practice disparity and resulting patient outcomes, associated with wheeled mobility, can be improved through implementation of the Wheelchair Skills Program, and the creation of a minimum standard for wheelchair provision. Enhanced follow-up services are needed to better meet the changing mobility needs of individuals living, and aging, with SCI. Resources 1. World Health Organization (WHO). Guidelines on the Provision of Manual Wheelchairs in Less Resourced Settings. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization; 2008. http://www.who.int/disabilities/publications/technology/wheelchairguidelines/en/index. html. Accessed August 17, 2012. 2. World Health Organization (WHO). Wheelchair Service Training Package: Basic Level. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization; 2012. http://www.who.int/disabilities/ publications/technology/wheelchair_training/en/. Accessed August 22, 2012. 3. Kirby RL, Smith C, Parker K, et al. Wheelchair Skills Training Program (WSTP). Version 4.1. http://www.wheelchairskillsprogram.ca/eng/documents/WSTP_Manual_4.1.50.pdf. Accessed November 5, 2012. 4. Kirby RL, Smith C, Parker K, et al. Wheelchair Skills Test (WST). Version 4.1 Manual. http://www.wheelchairskillsprogram.ca/eng/documents/WST_Manual_version_4.1.60.pdf. Accessed November 5, 2012. 5. May LA, Butt C, Minor L, Kolbinson K, Tulloch K. Measurement reliability of functional tasks for person who self-propel a manual wheelchair. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2003;84(4):578-83. 6. Harvey LA, Batty J, Fahey A. Reliability of a tool for assessing mobility in wheelchairdependent paraplegia. Spinal Cord. 1998;36(6):427-31. 7. Kilkens OJ, Post MW, van der Woude LH, Dallmeijer AJ, van den Heuvel WJ. The Wheelchair Circuit: reliability of a test to assess mobility in persons with spinal cord injuries. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2002;83(12):1783-8. 8. Mortenson WB, Miller WC, Miller-Polgar J. Measuring wheelchair intervention outcomes: Development of the Wheelchair Outcome Measure. Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol. 2007;2(5):275-85. 9. Kirby RL, Dupuis DJ, MacPhee AH, et al. The Wheelchair Skills Test (version 2.4): measurement properties. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2004;85(5):794-804. 10. Rushton PW, Miller WC, Lee Kirby R, Eng JJ, Yip J. Development and content validation of the Wheelchair Use Confidence Scale: a mixed-methods study. Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol. 2011;6(1):57-66. 148 CAPTURING CAPACITY IN CANADIAN SCI REHABILITATION


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