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Are therapists aware of the needs of people with disabilities?

M. Petrick, S. Homer, R. Evans
South African Journal of Physiotherapy | Vol 55, No 1 | a557 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/sajp.v55i1.557 | © 2018 M. Petrick, S. Homer, R. Evans | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 12 September 2018 | Published: 28 February 1999

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M. Petrick, Wits-Tintswalo, CRWTP [Community Rehabilitation Worker Training Programme], South Africa
S. Homer,, South Africa
R. Evans,, South Africa

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Abstract

This article challenges therapists to find out what the needs of people with disability are before planning community based rehabilitation services. It also establishes that therapists and people with disabilities have different ideas about the needs of people with disability.


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needs; people with disabilities; community based rehabilitation (CBR)

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