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How can a work rehabilitation process be improved? A qualitative study from the perspective of social insurance officers

Gard, Gunvor LU and Söderberg, Siv (2004) In Disability and Rehabilitation 26(5). p.299-305
Abstract
The aim of this study was to describe social insurance officers experiences of a work rehabilitation process at a rehabilitation centre in the northern part of Sweden. Ten social insurance officers were interviewed about their experiences of a work rehabilitation process in general. The interviews were analysed by content analyses. The results showed that the experiences of how a rehabilitation process could be improved could be described in six catagories; 1) early identification of problems 2) clear goal formulation 3)a focus on psychosocial factors 4) a greater variety of possible interventions 5) activating employers to a higher extent in work rehabilitation and 6) a closer cooperation and information exchange with other rehabilitation... (More)
The aim of this study was to describe social insurance officers experiences of a work rehabilitation process at a rehabilitation centre in the northern part of Sweden. Ten social insurance officers were interviewed about their experiences of a work rehabilitation process in general. The interviews were analysed by content analyses. The results showed that the experiences of how a rehabilitation process could be improved could be described in six catagories; 1) early identification of problems 2) clear goal formulation 3)a focus on psychosocial factors 4) a greater variety of possible interventions 5) activating employers to a higher extent in work rehabilitation and 6) a closer cooperation and information exchange with other rehabilitation actors. These factors should be focused for an improved rehabilitation process. (Less)
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Disability and Rehabilitation
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26
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5
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299 - 305
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Taylor & Francis
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0963-8288
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10.1080/09638280310001647624
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English
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  abstract     = {The aim of this study was to describe social insurance officers experiences of a work rehabilitation process at a rehabilitation centre in the northern part of Sweden. Ten social insurance officers were interviewed about their experiences of a work rehabilitation process in general. The interviews were analysed by content analyses. The results showed that the experiences of how a rehabilitation process could be improved could be described in six catagories; 1) early identification of problems 2) clear goal formulation 3)a focus on psychosocial factors 4) a greater variety of possible interventions 5) activating employers to a higher extent in work rehabilitation and 6) a closer cooperation and information exchange with other rehabilitation actors. These factors should be focused for an improved rehabilitation process.},
  author       = {Gard, Gunvor and Söderberg, Siv},
  issn         = {0963-8288},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {5},
  pages        = {299--305},
  publisher    = {Taylor & Francis},
  series       = {Disability and Rehabilitation},
  title        = {How can a work rehabilitation process be improved? A qualitative study from the perspective of social insurance officers},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09638280310001647624},
  volume       = {26},
  year         = {2004},
}