Survey on Return to Work After Stroke


Phase N/A Results N/A

Trial Description

Survey of survivor perspective on critical elements that either facilitate or inhibit return to work after a stroke. Critical elements are queried in areas of finances, stroke impairments, interpersonal support, therapeutic support, organization influences, work or job specific issues and psychological issues.

Detailed Description

The objective of this project is to more accurately describe the stroke survivor's perspective on return to work. The survey development included qualitative analysis of a set of interviews with stroke survivors to arrive at the critical elements described above, followed by item development with an expert panel and preliminary testing of the wording and format for legibility. The survey is being administered both on-line and by paper through the mail to a wide range of survivors with the objective of obtaining a large, diverse sample. The ultimate goal of the project is to arrive at a refined set of recommendations to inform stroke survivors, health care professionals and employers to increase their sensitivity to the needs and desires of individual attempting to return to work after stroke.


Trial Design

  • Perspective: Cross-Sectional
  • Sampling: Non-Probability Sample

Trial Population

stroke survivors


Type Measure Time Frame Safety Issue
Primary critical factors that facilitate or inhibit return to work after stroke after collection of data on all surveys No