Effectiveness of Videotaped/Photographs in Teaching Handling Techniques for Caregivers of Children with Spastic Cerebral Palsy

Guruprasad, V and Banumathe, KR and Balakrishnan, T (2012) Effectiveness of Videotaped/Photographs in Teaching Handling Techniques for Caregivers of Children with Spastic Cerebral Palsy. Global Research Analysis, 1 (2). pp. 82-84. ISSN 2277 - 8160

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Abstract

Aim: To determine the effectiveness of videotapes/ photographs in teaching Handling techniques for caregivers of children with Spastic cerebral palsy. Method: This Experimental study used the videotapes/ photographs as a tool for teaching the handling techniques to caregivers of 15 spastic type cerebral palsy children. This study also uses parental questionnaire, and GMFM score sheet for assessment. Results: The study concluded that there is a significant improvement in therapeutic handling the children by caregivers when using videotape/ photograph teaching between the pre and post test scores of parental handling questionnaire at a significant level of 0.0001. However there is no significant difference observed in the GMFM scale. Conclusion: This study suggests that video taped/ photographic teaching of handling techniques to the caregivers of children with spastic cerebral palsy is effective.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Handling techniques, Home Programme, Spastic Cerebral Palsy
Subjects: Allied Health > MCOAHS Manipal > Occupational Therapy
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 18 Jul 2012 04:16
Last Modified: 08 Nov 2016 13:54
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/76849

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