Table 3

Description of characteristics of health professionals

Health professionals (N = 25)

Eastern Townships (n = 9)

Montreal (n = 8)

Chaudières-Appalaches (n = 8)


Gender (F)

5

7

8


Living environment (urban)

7

8

8


Field of practice

Inpatient rehabilitation unit

0

5

5

Acute care hospital

2

3

1

Local community service centre

4

1

1

Day centre

2

0

0

Day hospital

1

1

2

Community organization

1

1

0


Professional discipline

Dietetics

0

1

0

Specialized education

1

0

1

Occupational therapy

1

1

2

Nursing sciences

0

1

2

Social intervention

2

1

1

Neuropsychology

1

0

0

Speech therapy

1

1

0

Physiotherapy/Physical

3

2

2

Rehabilitation therapy

Psychology

0

1

0


Experience with stroke clientele

Less than 2 years

0

0

2

2–4 years

1

1

0

5–8 years

1

1

2

9 years or more

7

6

4


Vincent et al. BMC Geriatrics 2007 7:20   doi:10.1186/1471-2318-7-20

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