2014 Volume 3 Issue 4 Pages 183-187
Abstract: This study aimed to identify patientʼs behaviors which are considered to suggest their willingness to undergo rehabilitation. In the first-round survey, we conducted an open-ended questionnaire survey involving 190 subjects, comprised of physical therapists,occupational therapists, and speech therapists, to identify the behaviors considered to suggest patientsʼwillingness to undergo rehabilitation. In the second-round survey, we assessed the importance of each behavior considered to suggest such a willingness. As a result, factors considered highly important were those related to the patientsʼlevel of physical activity and attitude toward rehabilitation. On the other hand, factors considered less important were those related to patientsʼnegative remarks and behaviors. These findings suggest that therapists attach importance to patientsʼlevel of physical activity and attitude toward rehabilitation, while considering their negative remarks and behaviors to be less important factors for assessment.