Recent Submissions

  • Effectiveness of an online fatigue self-management programme for people with chronic neurological conditions: a randomized controlled trial 

    Ghahari, Setareh, Tanya Leigh Packer, and Anne Elizabeth Passmore. 2010. "Effectiveness of an online fatigue self-management programme for people with chronic neurological conditions: a randomized controlled trial." Clinical rehabilitation 24(8): 727-744.
    Objective: To evaluate an online fatigue self-management programme in a sample of adults with chronic neurological conditions. Design: Randomized controlled trial. Setting: Online fatigue self-management programme delivered ...
  • Vision self-management for older adults: a randomised controlled trial 

    Girdler, Sonya J., Duncan P. Boldy, Satvinder S. Dhaliwal, Margaret Crowley, et al. 2010. "Vision self-management for older adults: a randomised controlled trial." British Journal of Ophthalmology 94(2): 223-228.
    Background/aims Ageing of the population will result in unprecedented numbers of older adults living with age-related vision loss (ARVL). Self-management models improve health outcomes and reduce healthcare costs; however, ...
  • Effectiveness of online and face-to-face fatigue self-management programmes for adults with neurological conditions 

    Ghahari, Setareh, and Tanya Packer. 2012. "Effectiveness of online and face-to-face fatigue self-management programmes for adults with neurological conditions." Disability and rehabilitation 34(7): 564-573.
    Purpose: To evaluate effectiveness of a face-to-face and an online fatigue self-management programme and to compare these to two control groups (information-only and no-intervention) in a sample of adults (n = 115) with ...
  • When East meets Wests: community-based rehabilitation in Chinese communities 

    Chung, Eva, Yin-Han, Tanya Packer, and Matthew Yau. 2011. "When East meets Wests: community-based rehabilitation in Chinese communities." Disability & Rehabilitation 33(8): 697-705.
    Purpose. Community-based rehabilitation (CBR) has been practiced in mainland China for over three decades. This study reviews the development of CBR and describes its practice in Chinese communities in order to discuss ...
  • Development, standardisation and pilot testing of an online fatigue self-management program 

    Ghahari, Setareh, Tanya Leigh Packer, and Anne Elizabeth Passmore. 2009. "Development, standardisation and pilot testing of an online fatigue self-management program." Disability and Rehabilitation: An International, Multidisciplinary Journal 31(21): 1762-1772.
  • Vision self-management for older adults: A pilot study 

    Packer, Tanya Leigh, Sonya Girdler, Duncan P. Boldy, Satvinder S. Dhaliwal, et al. 2009. "Vision self-management for older adults: A pilot study." Disability and Rehabilitation: An International, Multidisciplinary Journal 31(16): 1353-1361.
  • A framework for evaluating community-based rehabilitation programmes in Chinese communities 

    Yin-Han chung, Eva, Tanya L. Packer, and Matthew Yau. 2011. "A framework for evaluating community-based rehabilitation programmes in Chinese communities." Disability and Rehabilitation: An International, Multidisciplinary Journal 33(17-18): 1668-1682.
  • Validity and Reliability of the Activity Card Sort-Hong Kong Version 

    Chan, Vikky W. K., Jenny C. C. Chung, and Tanya L. Packer. 2006. "Validity and Reliability of the Activity Card Sort-Hong Kong Version." OTJR: Occupation, Participation and Health 26(4): 152-158.
  • A framework for evaluating community-based rehabilitation programmes in Chinese communities 

    Chung, Eva Yin-Han, Tanya L. Packer, and Matthew Yau. 2011. "A framework for evaluating community-based rehabilitation programmes in Chinese communities." Disability and rehabilitation 33(17-18): 1668-1682.
    Purpose. The primary aim of this study was to develop an evaluation framework that could effectively describe the quality of community-based rehabilitation (CBR) practice in Chinese communities. Method. This study adopted ...
  • Understanding the complex interplay between tourism, disability and environmental contexts 

    Packer, Tanya L., Bob McKercher, and Matthew K. Yau. 2007. "Understanding the complex interplay between tourism, disability and environmental contexts." Disability and Rehabilitation: An International, Multidisciplinary Journal 29(4): 281-292.
  • Does the Animal Fun program improve motor performance in children aged 4-6 years? 

    Piek, J. P., S. McLaren, R. Kane, L. Jensen, et al. 2013. "Does the Animal Fun program improve motor performance in children aged 4-6 years?." Human Movement Science 32(5): 1086-1096.
    The Animal Fun program was designed to enhance the motor ability of young children by imitating the movements of animals in a fun, inclusive setting. The efficacy of this program was investigated through a randomized ...
  • Examining citizenship participation in young Australian adults: a structural equation analysis 

    Yeung, Polly, Anne Passmore, and Tanya Packer. 2012. "Examining citizenship participation in young Australian adults: a structural equation analysis." Journal of Youth Studies 15(1): 73-98.
    As citizens, young adults should be supported and encouraged to enact their basic rights and responsibilities to partake in decision-making that affects their lives and development. Recent studies in several Western ...
  • The embodied tourist experiences of people with vision impairment: Management implications beyond the visual gaze 

    Small, Jennie, Simon Darcy, and Tanya Packer. 2012. "The embodied tourist experiences of people with vision impairment: Management implications beyond the visual gaze." Tourism Management 33(4): 941-950.
    This paper reports the findings of a qualitative study that investigated the embodied tourist experiences of 40 people who are vision impaired. The study, informed by the concept of "embodied ontology", explored the corporeal ...
  • Self-management interventions: Using an occupational lens to rethink and refocus 

    Packer, Tanya, L.. 2013. "Self-management interventions: Using an occupational lens to rethink and refocus." Australian Occupational Therapy Journal 60(1): 1-2.
    The author discusses the client-centered approach towards the services and interventions needed by people living with chronic conditions. The author discusses that interventions must surpass medical management to include ...
  • Adequacy of the Regular Early Education Classroom Environment for Students With Visual Impairment 

    Brown, Cherylee M., Tanya L. Packer, and Anne Passmore. 2013. "Adequacy of the Regular Early Education Classroom Environment for Students With Visual Impairment." Journal of Special Education 46(4): 223-232.
    This study describes the classroom environment that students with visual impairment typically experience in regular Australian early education. Adequacy of the classroom environment (teacher training and experience, teacher ...
  • Self-management programs conducted within a practice setting: Who participates, who benefits and what can be learned? 

    Packer, Tanya L., Duncan Boldy, Setareh Ghahari, Lauren Melling, et al. 2012. "Self-management programs conducted within a practice setting: Who participates, who benefits and what can be learned?." Patient education and counseling 87(1): 93-100.
    Objective: To investigate the impact of generic and diabetes-specific self-management programs offered in a real world context. Methods: A quasi-experimental design with 12-week follow-up compared Living with a Chronic ...
  • Targeting Health Disparity in Breast Cancer: Insights into Women's Knowledge of their Cancer Profile in Malaysia 

    Loh, SiewYim, T. L. Packer, Cheng-Har Yip, and A. Passmore. 2009. "Targeting Health Disparity in Breast Cancer: Insights into Women's Knowledge of their Cancer Profile in Malaysia." Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention 10(4): 631-635.
    Objective: Poor health literacy is positively associated with poorer quality of health decision-making and health outcomes in women facing a cancer diagnosis. In developing countries, poor access to complete and accurate ...
  • Curriculum evaluation: Linking curriculum objectives to essential competencies 

    Merritt, Brenda, K., Andrea, I. Blake, Alison, H. McIntyre, and Tanya, L. Packer. 2012. "Curriculum evaluation: Linking curriculum objectives to essential competencies." Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy 79(3): 175-180.
    Background. The essential competencies of occupational therapy practice are agreed upon and documented (ACOTRO, 2003), yet they have not been used to evaluate educational programs. Purpose. To evaluate the match between ...
  • Dalhousie Health Mentors Program: Do Interprofessional Student Teams Lead to Learning About Interprofessional Collaboration? 

    Nasser, Susan, Cynthia Andrews, Dianne Delva, Heidi Lauckner, et al. 2013. "Dalhousie Health Mentors Program: Do Interprofessional Student Teams Lead to Learning About Interprofessional Collaboration?." Journal of Interprofessional Care 27: 66-67.
    No abstract available.
  • An occupation-focused approach to self-management 

    Packer, Tanya. 2011. "An occupation-focused approach to self-management." Occupational Therapy Now 13(5): 3-4.
    No abstract available.

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