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occupation Activity in which one engages
Therapy Treatment of an illness or disability
Goal End toward which effort is directed
Activity State or condition of being self-reliant (independent)
Function Action for which a person is specifically fitted
Occupational Therapy A practice that uses goal-directed activity to promote independence in function
Areas of occupation Various life activities, including activities of daily living, instrumental activities of daily living, education, work, play, leisure, and social participation.
Purposeful activity An activity used during intervention that is goal directed and may or may not be viewed as meaningful to the client .
occupational therapy practitioner Occupational therapist and occupational therapy assistant
Occupations Activities that have meaning and give people identify.
Activity Associated with occupation
Tasks Refers to the basic units of action
preparatory activities Help get the client ready for the purposeful activity. ex, range of motion
Contrived activities Are made-up activities that may include some of the same skills required for the occupation
Media Objects and materials the practitioner uses to facilitate change ex, games, toys, arts, crafts
client Individuals receiving services
ACOTE Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (guidelines)
Occupational therapy represents Scientific areas: biological and behavioral sciences, sociology, anthropology and medicine
Specialty setting Assistive technology centers
Inpatient settings Clients stay in the setting over night
Outpatient settings Clients sleep at home and attend during the day
Acute care settings Provide care immediately after trauma and typically involved short hospital stays
Rehabilitation settings Provide longer care and intensive therapy from a variety of professionals
Intervention Plan Based on clients interests, motivations, and goals
Created by: greendaycube