This text offers a braod yet detailed discussion of occupational therapy practice that is devoted to older adults. A wide variety of topics are covered, such as historical perspectives, theoretical insights, the aging process and contemporary interventional strategies. Case studies are presented that provide theoretical considerations and treatment methods. New venues for occupational therapy programming are discussed, as well as information on descriptions of clinical and community settings. Fundamentals of documentation and contemporary reimbursement issues are explained. It is suitable for student or clinician.
Publisher: SLACK Incorporated
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 1225 g
Dimensions: 230 x 182 x 32 mm
Edition: Second Edition
"Updated content is supported by evidence-based research in relation to theoretical models, frames of references, disease and/or impairment, assessments, and intervention strategies. . . The author's writing style makes it easy reading for the novice to the experienced practitioner. . . This book would be an asset to any occupational therapist, occupational therapy assistant, and/or student, clinic, or community gerontic occupational therapy practice since it provides a holistic overview of gerontic occupational therapy practice."
-- Jane Painter, EdD, OTR/L, Occupational Therapy in Health Care