Volume 24, Issue 4 (12-2014)                   J Holist Nurs Midwifery 2014, 24(4): 1-8 | Back to browse issues page

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Afkar A, Nasiripour A, Tabibi J, Kamali M, Farmanbar R, Kazem Nejad Leili E. Comparison between Capabilities of the Disabled People before and after Implementation of Community Based on Rehabilitation(CBR) Program. J Holist Nurs Midwifery. 2014; 24 (4) :1-8
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Introduction: Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR) is the strategy focuses to inhancing quality of life for disabled people. This strategy plan to consider requirements of the disabled people in all countries.

Objective: The goal of this study is to compare capabilities of disabled people before and after implementation of CBR program.

Methods: This is a descriptive cross-sectional study was conducted in the region of Guilan in 2011. randomly 200 disabled people were selected.Tizun Zhao form designed used to collect data in two parts: the first part contain of 10 questions about demographic data, the second part consist of 9 items about competences of the disabled people. Data was analyzed by Wilcoxon Test, t-test and Chi-Square Test.

Results: Average age of studied people was 31.214.3 year. Most cases were men (68%) and unemployed (73%) and no type of occupation. In viewpoint of disability, most cases were physical-movement disabled people (42.5%). There was a significant statistical relationship between type of disability and effect of Community Based Rehabilitation (P=0.005). There was also a direct statistical relationship between training period and disability decrease(P=0.005). Capability of the disabled was with the mean and standard deviation 76.3421.7, but it decreased to 59.3315.04 after intervention (P=0.001).

Conclusion: Implementation of community based rehabilitation program is an effective method to promote the function of disabled people.

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Article Type : Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2014/12/9 | Accepted: 2014/12/9 | Published: 2014/12/9

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