Health, Wellbeing and Empowerment E-workshops for Mothers of Children with Disabilities: A Non-randomised Comparison Study.

Health, Wellbeing and Empowerment E-workshops for Mothers of Children with Disabilities: A Non-randomised Comparison Study.

Publication date: Mar 23, 2024

Mothers of children with disabilities can experience compromised health. Targeted interventions require investigation to determine effectiveness. Healthy Mothers Healthy Families (HMHF) is a health, wellbeing and empowerment program that addresses mothers need to protect, and or, recover their own health due to caregiving impacts. This study compared the effectiveness of HMHF e-workshops online compared to no intervention. The HMHF e-workshops were delivered to 290 mothers across the 2020-2022 Covid-19 pandemic and 172 participated in research. The HMHF e-workshops included 3 online 2- hour workshops facilitated by credentialled peer-facilitators, closed online group chat, e-workbook and online learning package. Participants in both groups completed surveys pre and post the workshops (or control) over 8-10 weeks. Mothers who participated in HMHF significantly increased health help seeking behaviours (p 

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Concepts Keywords
10weeks Childhood disability
Autism e-Health
Mothers Health behaviours
Therapy Mental health
Mothers

Semantics

Type Source Name
disease VO effectiveness
disease IDO intervention
disease MESH Covid-19 pandemic
disease MESH Autism
disease VO time
disease VO effective
disease MESH emotional distress
disease MESH lifestyle
disease VO organization
disease IDO replication
disease IDO site
disease VO frequency
disease MESH obesity
disease VO report
disease MESH anhedonia
drug DRUGBANK Coenzyme M
disease VO ANOVA
drug DRUGBANK Ranitidine
drug DRUGBANK BK-MDA
disease MESH Intellectual disability
disease MESH Downs syndrome
disease MESH ADHD
disease MESH Cerebral Palsy
disease MESH Genetic disorder
disease MESH Communication disorder
disease MESH Epilepsy
disease MESH developmental disabilities
disease MESH chronic conditions
pathway REACTOME Reproduction
disease VO dose
disease MESH autism spectrum disorder
disease MESH burnout
drug DRUGBANK Fenamole

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