The Positioning and Mobility Clinics (CPM) have been gradually developing in Rehabilitation services (SSR) since the early 2000s. However, there are few references to specific procedures for advocacy of Vehicles for Persons with Disabilities (VPH) or Assistive Technology for Posture (ATP).
The objective of this article is to present an approach to improve practices concerning the advocacy of HPV and ATP, in the context of a Professional Practice Evaluation (PPE) in an Adult Neurology Rehabilitation Service (SSR). Two methods have been adopted for this PPE: a process-based approach to design a VPH and ATP allocation procedure that will serve as a repository; And then a retrospective approach in the form of a targeted audit of patient files, in order to evaluate the practices in relation to the created repository. The findings show that the evaluation and monitoring stages of the trials are the two strong points observed in the award procedure. Follow-up of the attribution process, in particular the delivery of VPH or ATP and remote monitoring are deficient and are two areas for improvement. Implications for the practice of the team, and specifically for occupational therapists, should therefore be considered in terms of professional practice change, role allocation, availability, and dedicated time.
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Centre mutualiste neurologique PROPARA
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