Financial Inclusion of Adults with Stroke-related Communication Disability in Manitoba: Qualitative Study
What is this Study about?
Research purpose statement: To explore the experiences of adults living with post-stroke communication impairments/disabilities in their financial environments.
Description: people with a stroke may experience communication disabilities, which can influence their social and financial participation. Due to communication disabilities for some people after stroke, financial participation changes to a demanding task. This study will explore the experience of people with a communication disability after a stroke and will emphasize the importance of financial inclusion for them.
The results of this study will be shared with local community groups and rehabilitation professionals and experts involved in the communities.
What Will Happen in This Study?
Participants will be asked to take part in a 1-hour interview that could be conducted in-person or online. They will be audio-recorded or video-recorded according to their preference during the interview. Questions are regarding their communication experiences in financial environments and whether they find banks’ environments and forms, online banking, and financial institutions inclusive and user-friendly. Some questions are also about the challenges they faced and the strategies they used or could think of in the above-mentioned places. Participants are allowed to use communication strategies and have a communication support person with them during the interview.
Who is Eligible to Participate in this Study?
• Live with stroke-related speech or communication disability,
• Have done financial activities or have been in financial places after your stroke,
• Live in Manitoba,
• Are 18 years old or more,
• Are interested in taking part in this study,
• Agree to be audio or video recorded during the study interview.
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