Research Study

Investigating the impact of social media support and in-person support on the well-being of family caregivers of individuals with spinal cord injury: A mixed methods study
Principal Investigator 
Bill Miller

Overview

Body Locations and Systems 
Spinal Cord Injury
Diagnosis and Therapy 
Rehabilitation Intervention
Status 
Recruiting
Study Start/End 
Aug 1, 2020 to Jul 31, 2021
Name/Title 
Somayyeh Mohammadi
Phone 
604-734-1212 ext.6292
Email Address 
rehab.research@ubc.ca
Purpose of Study 

The purpose of this study is to explore the experiences and impacts of social media support and in-person support on the well-being of family caregivers of individuals with spinal cord injury. 

Eligibility 

You may be eligible to particpate if:

  • You identify as a primary caregiver for an individual who has experienced a spinal cord injury that occurred at least 1.5
  • years ago
  • You are involved in at least 20 hours of regular caregiving activities per week
  • You are a Canadian resident and the individual you care for resides in the community
  • You can speak and understand spoken and written English
  • You are familiar with social media and have used at least one social media platform
Disclaimer 

Study Coordinators and Research Nurses cannot give medical advice over the phone. Telephone numbers and email addresses are provided for obtaining additional information on specific research studies only. If you have specific questions which require clinical expertise, please call your primary care physician.