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A brief summary of a research study.

It outlines why the study was done, the methods used and the results that were discovered.


Acute Care

Health services which are delivered by clinicians (doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, and others) in hospital.


Advisory Group also known as ‘steering group’ or ‘steering committee’

A group of people who advise on research projects. They give feedback on research aims and methods.

The group can include patients, caregivers, service users,members of the public andand other experts or professionals.



This means creating solutions or adjustments so that people with disabilities can do what they need and want to do in everyday life, including activities and vents.

Ideally, they can then do things in a similar manner to non-disabled people.



Arthritis is a medical condition that causes pain, inflammation, and stiffness in the joints.

This can affect a person’s mobility and ability to carry out daily activities.

Some of the main types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, inflammatory arthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis.