Developing a personalised self-management system for post stroke rehabilitation; utilising a user-centred design methodology.

Susan Mawson, Nasrin Nasr, Jack Parker, Huiru Zheng, RJ Davies, Gail Mountain

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Abstract Purpose: To develop and evaluate an information and communication technology (ICT) solution for a post-stroke Personalised Self-Managed Rehabilitation System (PSMrS). The PSMrS translates current models of stroke rehabilitation and theories underpinning self-management and self-efficacy into an ICT-based system for home-based post-stroke rehabilitation. Methods: The interdisciplinary research team applied a hybrid of health and social sciences research methods and user-centred design methods. This included a series of home visits, focus groups, in-depth interviews, cultural probes and technology biographies. Results: The iterative development of both the content of the PSMrS and the interactive interfaces between the system and the user incorporates current models of post-stroke rehabilitation and addresses the factors that promote self-managed behaviour and self-efficacy such as mastery, verbal persuasion and physiological feedback. Conclusion: The methodological approach has ensured that the interactive technology has been driven by the needs of the stroke survivors and their carers in the context of their journey to both recovery and adaptation. Underpinned by theories of motor relearning, neuroplasticity, self-management and behaviour change, the PSMrS developed in this study has resulted in a personalised system for self-managed rehabilitation, which has the potential to change motor behaviour and promote the achievement of life goals for stroke survivors. Implications for Rehabilitation Radical innovation and the adoption of a self-management paradigm need to be considered as a way of delivering home-based post-stroke rehabilitation. A hybrid of health and social sciences research and user-centred design methods are required to ensure that technology for post-stroke rehabilitation has been driven by the needs of the stroke survivors and their carers. Personalised technology systems for self-managed post-stroke rehabilitation have the potential to change motor behaviour and promote the achievement of life goals for stroke survivors.
LanguageEnglish
Pages1-8
JournalDisability and rehabilitation. Assistive technology
Volume2013
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Publication statusPublished - 16 Oct 2013

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