Development of standards for physical therapy intervention in Dutch nursing homes
01 / 2007 - 12 / 2009
This study aims to develop a set criteria for an indication physical therapy in the Dutch nursing homes based on scientific literature and results of a pilot study performed with these criteria. There were six consecutive steps in this project: a literature search, interviews with relevant professionals and theire organizations, Focus groups with patients and their caregivers, pilot study using the criteria for registration, a retrospective file research and an expertmeeting, presenting the results. expertmeeting. Based on the expert meeting the set criteria will be enhanced.