Geriatric Rehabilitation

Within the Geriatric Rehabilitation theme, the network is conducting research into interventions that can reduce fear of falling, the effects of comorbidity on recovery, and recovery promotion in the target group of older people.

Ongoing research

EU-COGER
A European study on care and recovery of post-COVID-19 patients in geriatric rehabilitation.

EAGER
eHealth in geriatric rehabilitation. Research into the effectiveness, feasibility and usability of eHealth interventions in older adults in geriatric rehabilitation.

CREATE
Challenging Rehabilitation Environment. This study aims to conceptualize the term challenging rehabilitation environment (CRE) and to develop a measuring tool for this environment.

Pain in aphasia
The aim of this research project is to investigate how to measure pain in persons with aphasia who are unable to self-report in a valid and reliable manner.

NeAR study
Neglect Assessment in geriatric Rehabilitation. A Dutch study to provide more insight into the process of visuospatial neglect (VSN) assessment in GR, and into the stroke population with VSN during and after GR.

FIT-HIP
Fear of falling InTervention in HIP - fracture geriatric rehabilitation. This study evaluates the effectiveness, feasibility and costs of a multi-component cognitive behavioural intervention programme aimed at reducing fear of falling after hip fracture.