Research Survey "Views of multidisciplinary team members and Occupational Therapist about the role of occupational therapy in Intensive Care"

Research Survey "Views of multidisciplinary team members and Occupational Therapist about the role of occupational therapy in Intensive Care"

The purpose of this study is to explore the views of multidisciplinary team members and Occupational Therapists about the role of occupational therapy in Intensive Care. Should you choose to participate, you will be asked to complete a questionnaire, including questions about your views and opinions of Occupational Therapist in critical care.

Participant information sheet.

Thank you for considering participating in this research project. The purpose of this Survey is to explain to you what the work is about and what your participation would involve to enable you to make an informed choice.

The purpose of this study is to explore the views of multidisciplinary team members and Occupational Therapists about the role of occupational therapy in Intensive Care. Should you choose to participate, you will be asked to complete a questionnaire, including questions about your views and opinions of Occupational Therapist in critical care.


Participation in this study is entirely voluntary without any obligation. Should you choose to participate, you can refuse to answer specific questions or decide to withdraw from the study. All information you provide will be kept confidential, and your anonymity will be protected throughout the study. IP addresses will not be collected at any point, meaning the data you provide cannot be traced back to you.


You maintain the right to withdraw from the study at any stage up to the point of data submission. At this point, your data will be collated with that of other participants and can no longer be retracted.


The anonymous data will be stored on the University College Cork OneDrive system. The data will be stored for no more than ten years and will be securely destroyed.  The information you provide will contribute to an MSc Dissertation project write up and may contribute to research publications and/or conference presentations.

We do not anticipate any adverse outcomes from participating in this study. This study has obtained ethical approval from the UCC Social Research Ethics Committee.

If you have any queries about this research, you can contact  Cornelius Dhivakar at 120227008@umail.ucc.ie or my supervisors, Emer O’Neill (emeroneill@ucc.ie) and Naomi Algeo (nalgeo@tcd.ie).