What is it about?
Clubhouses are psychosocial, work-oriented rehabilitation facilities for persons with current of previous mental illness. We examined the characteristics of the members of one clubhouse in Norway and the extent to which they participated in work and/or education.
Why is it important?
Work participation is important for the individual as it provides the person with income, valued occupations, social participation and increased self-esteem. To the society, a larger number of people working means that more persons are contributing to the welfare of the soceity, and fewer persons in need of (higher levels of) support.
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This page is a summary of: Characteristics of Norwegian clubhouse members and factors associated with their participation in work and education, British Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2016, SAGE Publications, DOI: 10.1177/0308022616639977.
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