Gaining feedback from people with learning disabilities

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Gaining feedback from people with learning disabilities. / Ball, Jo; Shanks, Andrew.

In: British Journal of Occupational Therapy, Vol. 75, No. 10, 10.2012, p. 471-477.

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title = "Gaining feedback from people with learning disabilities",
abstract = "Introduction: Person-centred approaches and service user involvement are integral to occupational therapy, but evidence is lacking about how occupational therapists working in the field of learning disabilities gather feedback from service users. Method: This Res. Aimed to Explore How Members of the Coll. of Occup. Therapists Specialist Sect. - People with Lrng. Disabil. Gathered Feedback from Their Serv. Users. Questionnaires Were Completed by 70 Occup. Therapists and 12 of Them Participated in Semi-structured Interviews. Findings: the Occup. Therapists Were Passionate about Serv. User Feedback, but They Were Likely to Use Informal Methods Rather Than Estab. Methods with A More Robust Evidence Base. Despite Res. Indicating Gtr. Potential for Bias When Asking People with Lrng. Disabil. for Feedback, Almost Half the Participants Did Not Take Measures to Reduce This. the Interviews Suggest That This Is Due to Serv. Pressures, Lack of Confidence and the Complexity of Serv. Users' Needs. Conclusion: Occup. Therapists Need to Do More to Gain Feedback from People with Lrng. Disabil.. Further Res. Is Required to Estab. the Most Effective Way of Doing This. the Coll. of Occup. Therapists Ltd.",
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