Efficacy of Prospective Memory Rehabilitation Project
This project is a collaborative project between University of Queensland, Griffith University and Metro South Health aimed at exploring the efficacy of prospective memory rehabilitation in combination with metacognitive skills training for people with traumatic brain injury
Impairment of prospective memory (PM) is common following traumatic brain injury, negatively impacting independent living. Poor self-awareness however often compromises generalisation of PM rehabilitation efforts.
Metacognitive skills training (MST) is a cognitive rehabilitation approach that attempts to improve self-awareness. Combining PM rehabilitation with MST may be effective at improving rehabilitation efforts and enhancing skill generalisation for prospective memory and psychosocial outcomes.
People with traumatic brain injury and significant others
Randomised controlled trial
The first of its kind to trial combination interventions for prospective memory and metacognitive skills training
Multicentre collaborative project
This project is funded under a National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) grant
Randomised controlled trial with three groups, namely a prospective memory and metacognitive skills training (PM + MST) group, a prospective memory only (PM only) group and a waitlist control group.
Participants in the two active treatment groups (PM + MST) or (PM) will receive a 6 week standardised intervention consisting of six 2 hour weekly training sessions.
Outcomes measures will include prospective memory performance in everyday life and levels of psychosocial reintegration as well as prospective memory function, strategy use, self-awareness and level of support need
Blinded assessments will be conducted pre and post intervention and then again at 3 and 6 month follow-up
There are no publications to date for this project
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