Parents’ Perception of Rehabilitation Services for their Children with Special Healthcare Needs in Helena Center in Erbil City
Keywords:Rehabilitation, Children, Special Healthcare
Objective: First, to determine the socio-demographic characteristics; second, to identify parents’ perception
of rehabilitation services; and third, to find out the relationship between socio-demographic characteristics
and parents’ perception of rehabilitation services.
Methods: A descriptive cross sectional study was carried out. The data were collected from May 2019 to
September 2019. A non-probability convenience sampling was used, and sample size of 335 parents who
attending to Helena center for rehabilitation and operation children with special needs in Erbil city was
Results: The majority (around 80% or more) of the parents had positive attitudes toward the rehabilitation
services provided in the center.
Conclusion: Parents of children with special health care needs in Helena Center perceived services provided
to their children as family-centered.
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