Selection criteria

Inclusion criteria

Study designs

Peer reviewed and provides qualitative data obtained using empirical qualitative research approaches Qualitative research approaches may include but not be limited to grounded theory, ethnography, phenomenology and action participatory research. Studies using mixed methods with a qualitative component will be included if it reports qualitative findings that are not numerical in nature


Adults (aged 15 years and over) participating in aged care or neurological rehabilitation


Technology used for rehabilitative purposes, for example as a therapy intervention or treatment modality to improve physical function such as motor function, mobility or physical activity levels.

Type of technology used provides the user with feedback about task performance or dose of practice


Explores the experience of adults using technology during their rehabilitation, for example learning, practising, progressing, accepting and adopting, as well as barriers and facilitators to use


Aged-care or neurological rehabilitation contexts for conditions such as, falls, amputations, stroke, brain injury, spinal cord injury and other neurological conditions, such as Parkinson disease and Multiple sclerosis; hospital (acute, sub-acute, rehabilitation), community (home, independent living units, retirement villages) or residential aged care facility (hostels and nursing homes) settings


Published in English or can be translated into English within the resources available for the review