The COVID-19 pandemic has sparked many discussions regarding our healthcare systems, especially about health equity. In Canada, we take pride in our universal healthcare model but are all Canadians able to access all rehabilitation services? This commentary explores current barriers and potential solutions to create equitable access to rehabilitation services in Canada.
Bilen Mekonnen Araya
Pregnancy-induced pelvic girdle pain creates a disability affecting pregnant women’s daily activity. Can the ICF framework be used to describe the condition to maximize women’s overall function and quality of life?
Chelsea MacDonald & Christina Ziebart
This article suggests making research more person-centred by challenging researchers to make their research relevant and applicable to the participants. This can be done by using the ICF, employing a participatory action research approach, and using qualitative methods and cognitive interviewing.
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-skhqp-f6ef09 Kyla and Julia interview Dr. Patrick Jachyra, a post-doctoral fellow at the Centre for Addiction and Mental […]
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-udpud-f3b67f In this fifth & final episode of our COVID-19 mini-series we turn to the Temerty Faculty of […]
Welcome Listeners! The third episode of the rehabINK podcast is live now! In this episode we invited […]
We are wired to believe that productivity equates to achievement. Yet appearing busy does not mean you are actually productive. Instead, you may be caught in the busy trap. Why this experience is so pervasive in academia (and rehabilitation sciences)?
Adora Chui, Jacqueline Nestico & Analyssa Cardenas
Introducing Issue 9 (Summer 2020) of rehabINK!
Without regulated standards in place, choosing appropriate concussion care is daunting. Saddle up on this learning adventure with a concussion expert and get some guidance for ensuring appropriate concussion care.
People living with disabilities in Thailand won a landmark ruling: the installation of elevators at every Skytrain station within one year! The TTC, however, reported only half of subway stations as wheelchair accessible. Expanding accessibility to Toronto city services is required for full participation of all individuals in society.