Essays Tagged: "Occupational Therapist"

The role of occupational therapists in mental health care.

"The role of occupational therapists in mental health care"One of the main reasons why it has become necessary to ... alth care"One of the main reasons why it has become necessary to look in more detail at the role of occupational therapists in mental health care is the changing role of health care professionals in g ... they perceive themselves, has therefore come under greater scrutiny. Greaves's study suggests that occupational therapists are for the most part coping well with the changes in approaches to service ...

(3 pages) 120 1 3.7 Aug/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

"Select a Client and analyse the client's occupational performance (function and dysfunction) in theoretical terms" I applied the Model Of Human Occupation.

Occupational Therapists use theory to base their practice on, and these theories help to analyse a c ... are team, where I met a Client, who I saw frequently during my time there. To analyse this client's occupational performance, I am going to use the Model of Human Occupation (MOHO). Kielhofner (2002) ... 002) developed the model, which he originally based on an open systems theory. The theory describes occupational behaviour in three subsystems, which are volition, habituation, and performance capacit ...

(6 pages) 58 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Career paper on Occupational Therapy

Casey Flynn Flynn 1Miss DiNataleBiology A Block - HMonday December 20, 2004Occupational TherapyOccupational therapy is the art and science of helping people do the day-to-day ... es that are important to them despite impairment, disability, or handicap (Willard & Spackard's Occupational Therapy: Ninth Edition, 5). The main goal of an occupational therapist is to maximize t ... of functioning which may need improvement are determined by the patient and the therapist together. Occupational therapist use purposeful activities as their treatment methods and goals. Occupational ...

(7 pages) 116 0 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Important factors for success in occupational therapy

nd an understanding of the issues, trends and requirements of one's chosen profession. The field of occupational therapy serves as a good backdrop for illustrating these principles.The challenge of ac ... solving abilities - determine their net worth. These principles can be illustrated in the field of occupational therapy where successful therapists must consult with a group of colleagues (including ...

(6 pages) 108 0 0.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Obtaining academic success in college.

summer internship, this may help you decide what to do before going off to college. My mother is an Occupational Therapist, so this definitely played a huge part in why I chose a Major in Health and H ... itely played a huge part in why I chose a Major in Health and Human Sciences, to study to become an Occupational Therapist. In high school I often volunteered as a Special Education volunteer, and I r ...

(2 pages) 53 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Discuss Parkinson's disease and criticize South African Parkinson's Association Phamplet

and recommend a healthy lifestyle with exercise and relaxation as an interim measure, involving the Occupational Therapist and Physiotherapist for the use of valuable interventions( Hall ,1999).Since ... ure of Parkinson's disease will probably require that a client and family maintain contact with the Occupational Therapist over a period of many years. The Occupational Therapist will often carry out ...

(15 pages) 78 1 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Reading in Special Education

at gave one of their students an intelligence test, an IEP for an annual review, or a note from the occupational therapist about a new technique they are using for one of your students.A special educa ...

(3 pages) 38 0 3.0 May/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Why I Want To Be A Occupational Therapist

The health related career that interests me the most is an Occupational Therapist. I choose this career because they help people regain their ability to do som ... to help them take a step or to use their silverware. I think that would make me suited to become an Occupational Therapist.This career might conflict with my personality because sometimes I loose pati ... o walk all over again then I can learn to be patient with people and things.I would prepare to be a Occupational Therapist by first getting my grades up in high school and then continuing school by go ...

(1 pages) 22 0 2.3 May/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

IDEA (Individual with Disabilities Education Act)

opriateness of the unique need of the disabled child with speech difficulties and a physical and/or occupational therapist would be the appropriateness of the unique need of the disabled child with li ...

(11 pages) 98 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Animal-Assisted Therapy

therapy better it is necessary to take a certain example. A child has difficulty with motor skills. Occupational therapist brings a special cat and starts a program of rehabilitation with the child. T ... & Fisher, G. (2005). Resident and therapist views of animal-assisted therapy: Implications for occupational therapy practice. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 52, 43-50. �PAGE �

(3 pages) 8 0 0.0 May/2011

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

exercise programmes

basis you would refer to their P.E.P. (personal exercise plan) which would have been devised by the Occupational Therapist and Physiotherapist initially on assessment. I will look at this from a group ... these sessions are meeting their needs and achieving goals originally set out when assessed by the Occupational Therapist and Physiotherapist. It is also important to document their interaction level ...

(8 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness