Occupational therapy is an allied health profession with an underlying belief that engaging in occupations promotes both health and wellness. This comprehensive text lays the foundation for occupation-based practice and addresses the contextual issues of working within the acute care setting.
Offers a discussion of ASD across the ages and stages of life, from early childhood to adulthood and aging. Each chapter includes key terms and case examples and covers applications to occupational therapy practice.
Describes the most effective, evidence-based way to implement ASI into clinical practice by using a data-driven decision-making approach. Practical information guides practitioners in methodologically understanding the child and creating effective interventions with measurable outcomes. Forms and case examples throughout allow readers to efficiently apply ASI in paediatric practice.
Reorganized, expanded, and updated, this new edition gives practical guidance in this preventative occupational therapy programme for independent-living older adults. Twelve modules, including those on longevity, stress, home safety, and navigating health care, illustrate how to incorporate the program into practice. Includes a flash drive with program handouts.