Linda Worrall

Summary

Affiliation: University of Queensland
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Designing effective written health education materials: considerations for health professionals
    Tammy Hoffmann
    Division of Occupational Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Disabil Rehabil 26:1166-73. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint A qualitative study of the transition from hospital to home for individuals with acquired brain injury and their family caregivers
    Benjamin Turner
    School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland, Australia
    Brain Inj 21:1119-30. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial evaluating the active communication education program for older people with hearing impairment
    Louise Hickson
    Communication Disability in Ageing Research Centre, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Australia
    Ear Hear 28:212-30. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Social participation for older people with aphasia: the impact of communication disability on friendships
    Bronwyn Davidson
    Communication Disability Centre, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Top Stroke Rehabil 15:325-40. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Professionalism and functional outcomes
    Linda Worrall
    Communication Disability in Ageing Research Centre and the Division of Speech Pathology, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia
    J Commun Disord 39:320-7. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Unifying rehabilitation through theory development
    Linda Worrall
    Communication Disability in Ageing Research Centre, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, 4072, Australia
    Disabil Rehabil 27:1515-6; discussion 1517-9. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Beyond hearing aid fitting: improving communication for older adults
    Louise Hickson
    Communication Disability in Ageing Research Unit, Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Int J Audiol 42:2S84-91. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Randomised trial of a computer-generated tailored written education package for patients following stroke
    Tammy Hoffmann
    Division of Occupational Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Age Ageing 36:280-6. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Measuring outcomes of a communication program for older people with hearing impairment using the International Outcome Inventory
    Louise Hickson
    Communication Disability in Ageing Research Centre, The University of Queensland, Australia
    Int J Audiol 45:238-46. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Social communication in older age: lessons from people with aphasia
    Bronwyn Davidson
    Speech Pathology and Communication Disability in Ageing Research Centre, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Top Stroke Rehabil 13:1-13. 2006

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Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Designing effective written health education materials: considerations for health professionals
    Tammy Hoffmann
    Division of Occupational Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Disabil Rehabil 26:1166-73. 2004
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  2. ncbi request reprint A qualitative study of the transition from hospital to home for individuals with acquired brain injury and their family caregivers
    Benjamin Turner
    School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland, Australia
    Brain Inj 21:1119-30. 2007
    ..To explore the transition experiences from hospital to home of a purposive sample of individuals with acquired brain injury (ABI)...
  3. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial evaluating the active communication education program for older people with hearing impairment
    Louise Hickson
    Communication Disability in Ageing Research Centre, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Australia
    Ear Hear 28:212-30. 2007
    ..The ACE is a group program that runs for 2 hr per week for 5 wk...
  4. doi request reprint Social participation for older people with aphasia: the impact of communication disability on friendships
    Bronwyn Davidson
    Communication Disability Centre, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Top Stroke Rehabil 15:325-40. 2008
    ..The aims of this study were to describe everyday communication with friends for older people with and without aphasia and to examine the nature of actual friendship conversations involving a person with aphasia...
  5. ncbi request reprint Professionalism and functional outcomes
    Linda Worrall
    Communication Disability in Ageing Research Centre and the Division of Speech Pathology, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia
    J Commun Disord 39:320-7. 2006
    ..This leads to a mismatch between the therapists' and clients' goals in therapy. The concept of person-centred goal-setting is described. This may contribute to greater alignments of goals and better outcomes of rehabilitation...
  6. ncbi request reprint Unifying rehabilitation through theory development
    Linda Worrall
    Communication Disability in Ageing Research Centre, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, 4072, Australia
    Disabil Rehabil 27:1515-6; discussion 1517-9. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Beyond hearing aid fitting: improving communication for older adults
    Louise Hickson
    Communication Disability in Ageing Research Unit, Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Int J Audiol 42:2S84-91. 2003
    ..Preliminary outcomes have been assessed on a small scale (n = 14) to date. It is concluded that communication programs represent an important adjunct to, or supplement for, the traditional approach that focuses on hearing aid fitting...
  8. ncbi request reprint Randomised trial of a computer-generated tailored written education package for patients following stroke
    Tammy Hoffmann
    Division of Occupational Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Age Ageing 36:280-6. 2007
    ..The ideal method of providing stroke patients with information has not been established...
  9. ncbi request reprint Measuring outcomes of a communication program for older people with hearing impairment using the International Outcome Inventory
    Louise Hickson
    Communication Disability in Ageing Research Centre, The University of Queensland, Australia
    Int J Audiol 45:238-46. 2006
    ..The two versions of the IOI applied in this study are recommended as simple and effective measures of the outcomes of alternative interventions...
  10. ncbi request reprint Social communication in older age: lessons from people with aphasia
    Bronwyn Davidson
    Speech Pathology and Communication Disability in Ageing Research Centre, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Top Stroke Rehabil 13:1-13. 2006
    ..The prominence of conversations and the role of storytelling and of humor within the daily social communication of older people are illuminated...
  11. ncbi request reprint The suitability of written education materials for stroke survivors and their carers
    Sally Eames
    Department of Occupational Therapy, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Top Stroke Rehabil 10:70-83. 2003
    ..Simple materials that meet clients' information needs and design preferences may optimally inform them about stroke...
  12. doi request reprint The effect of hearing impairment in older people on the spouse
    Nerina Scarinci
    Communication Disability Centre, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Queensland, Australia
    Int J Audiol 47:141-51. 2008
    ..Spouses in this study experienced a wide range of effects as a result of their partners' HI. Implications for audiological rehabilitation are discussed...
  13. doi request reprint Community-based stroke information for clients with stroke and their carers: is there congruency between actual and recommended practice?
    Sally Eames
    Division of Occupational Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Top Stroke Rehabil 15:295-306. 2008
    ..This project describes in detail the provision of information to clients with stroke and their carers by community services in Brisbane, Australia, and compares these to current recommendations in the literature...
  14. ncbi request reprint The International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) in clinical practice
    Estella P M Ma
    Centre for Communication Disorders, Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, The University of Hong Kong, Prince Philip Dental Hospital, Hong Kong
    Semin Speech Lang 28:241-3. 2007
  15. ncbi request reprint The provision of health information to stroke patients within an acute hospital setting: what actually happens and how do patients feel about it?
    Kimberley Knight
    Communication Disability in Ageing Research Centre, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland
    Top Stroke Rehabil 13:78-98. 2006
    ..Patients with aphasia received information for less time and on fewer topics. Implications regarding approaches to information provision for patients with and without aphasia are discussed...
  16. ncbi request reprint Perspectives of quality of life by people with aphasia and their family: suggestions for successful living
    Madeline Cruice
    Speech and Language Therapy, Department of Language and Communication Science, School of Allied Health Sciences, City University, London, United Kingdom
    Top Stroke Rehabil 13:14-24. 2006
    ..The impact of aphasia varies across the cases, and the need to accept change for successful living is illustrated in all accounts...
  17. ncbi request reprint Stroke education materials on the World Wide Web: an evaluation of their quality and suitability
    Erin Griffin
    Royal Brisbane Hospital, Herston, Brisbane, Australia
    Top Stroke Rehabil 11:29-40. 2004
    ..The importance of considering consumers' preferences when designing and recommending websites is highlighted...