Analysis of a primary healthcare facility for the development of an interprofessional intervention: A logical framework approach

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L Africa
J Frantz
N Mlenzana


Background. The integration of rehabilitation into primary healthcare has been met with various challenges. In response to these
challenges, a rehabilitation model was developed for this level of care. However, the model does not include the skills needed to execute the phases of the model. The incorporation of activities that promote interprofessional practice (IPP) into the rehabilitation model can be used as a guideline for the successful implementation of the model at primary healthcare level.
Objective. To identify the activities that promote IPP to address contextual challenges at a primary healthcare facility in the Western Cape Province, South Africa.
Methods. Two documents, namely the transcripts from focus group discussions and a systematic review, were analysed using the
READ approach. The data collected from these two documents were extracted and analysed into the five phases of the proposed
rehabilitation model.
Results. The data from the document analysis highlighted the contextual challenges, the appropriateness of the phases of the
rehabilitation model to address these challenges, and how the strategies that promote IPP at primary healthcare level can be used to
address the contextual challenges. The problems identified from the rehabilitation model align to the contextual challenges identified in the document review. The strategies identified in the systematic review can be used to address the contextual problems. In addition, the strategies can be incorporated into a rehabilitation model as an interprofessional rehabilitation model for primary healthcare.
Conclusion. The data collected from the document analyses can be used to develop actions that can be implemented into every phase
of the rehabilitation model, thus ensuring successful design guidelines that can integrate appropriate IPP guidelines into the rehabilitation model for a primary healthcare facility

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Analysis of a primary healthcare facility for the development of an interprofessional intervention: A logical framework approach. (2022). Southern African Journal of Public Health, 5(3), 77-85.
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Analysis of a primary healthcare facility for the development of an interprofessional intervention: A logical framework approach. (2022). Southern African Journal of Public Health, 5(3), 77-85.


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