Power Mobility Training for Persons With Stroke


Phase N/A Results N/A

Trial Description

To test the hypothesis that persons with stroke can safely and effectively learn to use power mobility devices. The primary objective of this project is to test the hypothesis that, with formal wheelchair skills training, people who have had a stroke and have been prescribed a power wheelchair will have a larger improvement in performance and safety scores on the wheelchair skills test than people who have not received wheelchair skills training.



  • Wheelchair skills training Other
    Other Names: WSP
    Intervention Desc: Five 30-minute training sessions, at a target frequency of 3-5 sessions per week, aimed at improving their power wheelchair skills.
    ARM 1: Kind: Experimental
    Label: intervention
    Description: receive wheelchair skills training

Trial Design

  • Allocation: Randomized
  • Masking: Open Label
  • Purpose: Supportive Care
  • Intervention: Parallel Assignment


Type Measure Time Frame Safety Issue
Primary Wheelchair skills test - power mobility version Pre and post intervention, 3 weeks No
Secondary questionnaire post intervention (3 weeks), 3 month follow-up No