This project seeks to develop and validate the benefits and effects of personalized music with residents living in Long Term Care (LTC) across Ontario. A personalized playlist benefits residents in terms of increased mobility, increased opportunities for socialization and increased feelings of self-worth.
The objective of phase 1 is to test a new thermoplastic custom reinforced ankle-foot orthosis using kinematic and kinetic gait analysis on a convenience sample of 9 ambulatory (GMFSC levels I through III) children and/or adolescent individuals with cerebral palsy (with hemiplegia).
Students from George Brown College’s School of Health and Wellness will work under the guidance of Barb Pimento, M.H. Sc. – Health Promotion Specialist within GBC’S School of Health Sciences – to review research articles and case studies provided by the Praxia team regarding how to improve the delivery of healthcare.