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Autor: Ann McIntyre
ISBN-13: 9781118709825
Einband: E-Book
Seiten: 248
Sprache: Englisch
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Occupational Therapy and Older People

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This timely book locates older people as major clients ofoccupational therapy services. It provides a comprehensive resourcefor students and a basic working reference for clinicians. The bookencompasses current theories, debates and challenges whichoccupational therapists need to engage in if they are to providepro-active and promotional approaches to ageing. Detailed coverageof bodily structures, functions and pathologies leads onto chaptersdedicated to activity, occupation and participation.
The ethos of the book is to inspire innovation in the practiceof occupational therapy with older people, promoting successfulageing that entails control and empowerment.


* * Contains many practical elements, including case studies, andnarratives from practice.
* * Promotes active ageing.
* * Adopts the framework of the World Health Organisation'sInternational Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health(2001)
* * Specialist contributions reveal the diversity of occupationalperformance considerations in older age.

List of Contributors.

How to Use this Book.

Chapter 1. Introduction.

Chapter 2. Older People and Occupational Justice.

Chapter 3. The Social Context of Older People.

Chapter 4. Systems, Services and Policies.

Chapter 5. Pathologies of Old Age.

Chapter 6. Body Structures and Body Functions: Part 1.

Chapter 7. Body Structures and Body Functions: Part 2.

Chapter 8. Activity and Participation: Part 1.

Chapter 9. Activity and Participation: Part 2.

Chapter 10. Environmental Impacts, Products and Technology.

Useful Resources.

Rezension"A valuable resource for students … .An interesting insight into the challenges of working with older people." (OTI, May 2007)
Editiert von: Ann McIntyre, Anita Atwal
Anne McIntyreandAnita Atwalare lecturers in occupational therapy at Brunel University, London, UK. Both have worked with older people prior to pursuing academic careers, and sustain a major interest with this client group through their clinical research activities. Particular interests include discharge planning, acute care, occupation and participation in care homes, falls prevention and management and community rehabilitation. They have enlisted expert contributing authors to join them in portraying the array of opportunities for occupational therapy with older people.

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Autor: Ann McIntyre
ISBN-13:: 9781118709825
ISBN: 1118709829
Verlag: John Wiley & Sons
Seiten: 248
Sprache: Englisch
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Sonstiges: Ebook