Global Aging: OT’s Practice with Community-Dwelling Older AdultsGlobal Aging: OT’s Practice with Community-Dwelling Older Adults
The purpose of this research study is to examine the global factors involved in healthy aging and longevity, with the intention of promoting health and wellness for community-dwelling older adults around the world
• Purpose: The purpose of this research study is to examine the global factors involved in healthy aging and longevity, with the intention of promoting health and wellness for community-dwelling older adults around the world. The research question is: How do global occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants working with community-dwelling older adults address health promotion and wellness in the OT process?
• Procedure for completing the survey: Participants will click on the survey link provided on the WFOT website, Facebook, and Twitter pages. Participants will follow the prompts provided in the survey to proceed. Participants may choose to stop the survey at any time by closing the tab or browser.
• How anonymity of data will be ensured: The information collected will be used for the stated purposes of this research project only and will not be provided to any other party for any other reason at any time except and only if required by law. Participants should be aware that although the information they provide is anonymous, it is transmitted in a non-secure manner. There is a remote chance that skilled, knowledgeable persons unaffiliated with this research project could track the information participants provide to the IP address of the computer from which it is sent; however, personal identity cannot be determined. If participants have any questions about their rights as a research participant, they can contact the Office of Research Compliance & Integrity at Grand Valley State University, 1 Campus Drive, Allendale, MI. Phone: 616-331-3197. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. If they have any questions about this survey, they can contact the following researchers:
o Lyndsey Lehman: email@example.com
o Megan Weinberg: firstname.lastname@example.org
o Catherine Keegin: email@example.com
o Hannah Meier: firstname.lastname@example.org
• Deadline for completion/closure of survey: Participants will have two weeks to complete the survey from the date it is posted.