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Australian Evidence for Reablement

Development of the Home Independence Program

Lewin, G., et al., The Home Independence Project. Geriatrian, 2008. 26(3): p. 13-20.

Lewin, G., S. Vandermeulen, and C. Coster, Programs to promote independence at home: How effective are they? Generations Review, 2006. 16(3/4): p. 24-26.

Silver Chain Nursing Association, Home Independence Program (HIP) User Manual. 2007, Silver Chain Nursing Association: Perth.

Functional mobility, ADLs, IADLs

Lewin, G. and S. Vandermeulen, A non-randomised controlled trial of the Home Independence Program (HIP): An Australian restorative programme for older home-care clients. Health and Social Care in the Community, 2010. 18(1): p. 91-99.

Lewin, G., et al., A randomised controlled trial of the Home Independence Program, an Australian restorative home-care programme for older adults. Health and Social Care in the Community, 2013. 21(1): p. 69-78.

Lewin, G., K. Concanen, and D. Youens, The Home Independence Program with non-health professionals as care managers: An evaluation. Clinical Interventions in Aging, 2016. 11: p. 807-817.

Cost analysis

Lewin, G., H. Alfonso, and J. Allan, Evidence for the long term cost effectiveness of home care reablement programs. Clinical Interventions in Aging, 2013. 8: p. 1273-1281.

Lewin, G., et al., A comparison of the home-care and healthcare service use and costs of older Australians randomised to receive a restorative or a conventional home-care service. Health and Social Care in the Community, 2014. 22(3): p. 328-336.

Physical activity and reablement

Burton, E., G. Lewin, and D. Boldy, Barriers and motivators to being physically active for older home care clients. Physical & Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics, 2013. 31(1): p. 21-36.

Burton, E., G. Lewin, and D. Boldy, Physical activity levels of older people receiving a home care service. Journal of Aging & Physical Activity, 2013. 21(2): p. 140-154.

Burton, E., G. Lewin, and D. Boldy, Physical activity preferences of older home care clients. International Journal of Older People Nursing, 2014. 10: p. 170-178.

Burton, E., et al., Effectiveness of a lifestyle exercise program for older people receiving a restorative home care service: study protocol for a pragmatic randomised controlled trial. BMC Health Services Research, 2013. 13.

Burton, E., et al., Effectiveness of a lifestyle exercise program for older people receiving a restorative home care service: A pragmatic randomized controlled trial. Clinical Interventions in Aging, 2013. 8: p. 1591-1601.

Burton, E., et al., Determining the feasibility of a lifestyle activity program for inclusion in a restorative home care service: a pilot study. Activities, Adaptation and Aging, 2014. 38(2): p. 79-93.

Burton, E., et al., Long term benefits of a lifestyle exercise program for older people receiving a restorative home care service: A pragmatic randomized controlled trial. Healthy Aging & Clinical Care in the Elderly, 2014. 6: p. 1-9.

Reviews

Lewin, G. Restorative home care services. Journal of Current Clinical Care, 2011, March/April, p 1-13.

Ryburn, B., et al. Enabling independence: restorative approaches to home care provision for frail older adults. Health and Social Care in the Community, 2009. 17(3): 225-234.

Australian Association of Gerontology, 2020. AAG Position Paper: Wellness and Reablement for all Australians receiving Home, Community and Residential Aged Care Services. AAG; St Kilda. Australia.

Evaluation of reablement

Golenko, X., et al. (2021). “Evaluation of a wellness and reablement approach in Australia: Learnings from a pilot project.” Health & Social Care in the Community(00): 1-11.

Reablement and dementia

O’Connor CMC, Gresham M, Poulos RG, Hudson W, Jackman J, Clemson L, et al. Translating reablement research for dementia practice: development of a handbook using implementation science. Disabil Rehabil. 2020:1-13.

Clemson, L., Laver, K., Rahja, M., Culph, J., Scanlan, J., Day, S., . . . Gitlin, L. N. (2020). Implementing a reablement intervention, ‘Care of People with dementia in their Environments (COPE)’: A hybrid implementation-effectiveness study. The Gerontologist, p1-12. doi:10.1093/geront/gnaa105

Rahja, M., Culph, Clemson, L., Day, S., & Laver, K. A. (2020). A second chance: Experiences and outcomes of people with dementia and their families participating in a dementia reablement program. Brain Impairment, 1-12. doi:doi.org/10.1017/BrImp.2019.34

Culph, J., Clemson, L., Scanlan, J., Craven, L., Jeon, Y. H., & Laver, K. (2020). Exploring relationships between health professionals through the implementation of a reablement program for people with dementia: A mixed methods study. Brain Impairment, 1-13. doi:10.1017/BrImp.2020.2