Encompass Health Corporation is pleased to announce their 2020 call for grant applications. In 2020, Encompass Health is offering research funding grant(s) totaling up to $30,000 aimed at the investigation of the impact or effectiveness of therapy in the inpatient rehabilitation facility (IRF) post-acute care setting, and knowledge translation or implementation science.
The overall objective of this grant is to support research efforts that investigate the impact and/or effectiveness of therapy services within the inpatient rehabilitation facility (IRF) or home health post-acute care settings. This grant award would also support studies that investigate implementation science or knowledge translation that studies implementing evidence into practice. Through this grant award Encompass Health is promoting efforts to expand the available research by exploring the impact and assisting in filling the gap of available research for therapy in IRFs and the home health settings.
This list of potential topics offers interested applicants subjects which may be considered the highest priority for the grant funding award:
The applications submitted will be evaluated based on 1) scientific merit and experience of principal investigator(s), 2) relevance to the grant program objectives and 3) expected outcomes, and study feasibility. The final selection of the project for funding will be conducted by the Encompass Health Therapy Grant Selection Committee and Corporate Clinical Research Committee. Final selection will be complete within 30 days of the final submission deadline or August 31, 2020.
Upon verification of eligibility by Encompass Health, applications will be reviewed and evaluated by the Encompass Health Therapy Grant Selection Committee using establish evaluation and scoring criteria.