Monday February 19th 2018

Staying at work and living with MS: a qualitative study of the impact of a vocational rehabilitation intervention.

Conclusions: The VR intervention was valued by people with MS who felt that after the intervention they had a greater understanding of disease related, work related and personal factors that impacted on their ability to work and they were supported to manage these by a skilled professional. The themes identified in this study help gain insight into the participants’ experience of the intervention and identify aspects that were most helpful from the participants’ perspectives. This information could be used to inform further research and service development. Implication for Rehabilitation Vocational rehabilitation can be effective in maintaining people with MS in their employment and help to remove some of the physical and emotional barriers that can develop. Employers and employees with MS…

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Staying at work and living with MS: a qualitative study of the impact of a vocational rehabilitation intervention.

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