Occupational Therapy and Older People by Anita Atwal,Ann McIntyre

By Anita Atwal,Ann McIntyre

This booklet locates older humans as significant consumers of occupational treatment prone. It presents a finished source for college kids and a simple operating reference for clinicians. The ebook encompasses present theories, debates and demanding situations which occupational therapists have to interact in in the event that they are to supply pro-active and promotional ways to getting older. exact assurance of physically constructions, capabilities and pathologies leads onto chapters devoted to task, career and participation.

The ethos of the booklet is to encourage innovation within the perform of occupational remedy with older humans, selling profitable growing old that includes keep an eye on and empowerment.

This new version has been totally revised and up-to-date. furthermore fresh fabric has been integrated on occupational transitions (retirement, frailty and finish of life); consumer views; public well-being together with advocacy, enablement and empowerment; humans coming into previous age with incapacity and psychological medical conditions; visible impairment; assistive know-how using and ageism.

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