Parents’ Perception of Rehabilitation Services for their Children with Special Healthcare Needs in Helena Center in Erbil City

Authors

  • Zainab Abdulrahman Abdullah1 , Kareem Fatah Aziz2

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v14i3.10479

Keywords:

Rehabilitation, Children, Special Healthcare

Abstract

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

calculated.

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.

Author Biography

Zainab Abdulrahman Abdullah1 , Kareem Fatah Aziz2

M.sc., Student, Community Health Nursing, College Of Nursing, Hawler Medical University, 2 Assistant Professor, College of Nursing, Hawler Medical University

Published

2020-07-30

How to Cite

Zainab Abdulrahman Abdullah1 , Kareem Fatah Aziz2. (2020). Parents’ Perception of Rehabilitation Services for their Children with Special Healthcare Needs in Helena Center in Erbil City. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 14(3), 861-867. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v14i3.10479