Facilitators and barriers to social and community participation following spinal cord injury

Linda Barclay, Rachael McDonald, Primrose Lentin, Helen Bourke-Taylor

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One of the factors known to contribute to a good life following an acquired disability is making connections with others, often achieved through participation in activities outside the home. The majority of outcomes research following SCI has focussed on impairments and activity limitations with less emphasis on participation. This paper reports part of a larger study that explored the experience and meaning of social and community participation following SCI.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)19-28
Number of pages10
JournalAustralian Occupational Therapy Journal
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2016


  • community access and participation
  • domains of practice
  • OT process/competency standards
  • populations/ conditions
  • qualitative research
  • service evaluation
  • spinal cord injury

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