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Use of behaviour change techniques by direct support professionals to support healthy lifestyle behaviour for people with moderate to profound intellectual disabilities

Annelies Overwijk Annette A. J. van der Putten Cees P. van der Schans Mariël Willems Thessa I. M. Hilgenkamp Aly Waninge First published: 08 December 2020 https://doi.org/10.1111/jar.12845 Source: Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities – Wiley Online Library Abstract Background Behaviour change techniques (BCTs) can be employed to support a healthy lifestyle for people …

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Resources for Integrated Care: Direct Care Workforce Briefs

Source: Resources for Integrated Care: Direct Care Workforce Briefs – Hartford Foundation Resources for Integrated Care (RIC) has published a series of briefs to help long-term services and support (LTSS) providers, administrators, and other stakeholders, support a diverse direct care workforce that can meet the cultural needs and preferences of dually eligible beneficiaries. The briefs are: Organizational …

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Efficacy of the HealthMatters Program Train-the-Trainer Model

Efficacy of the HealthMatters Program Train-the-Trainer ModelMarks B, Sisirak J, Chang YC. (2013). Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 26, 319-334. Article Link AbstractBACKGROUND: This study examines the efficacy of a staff-led, health promotion intervention entitled HealthMatters Program: Train-the-Trainer Model to improve health among adults with intellectual disabilities. While data support the benefits of health …

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