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Occupational Therapy with Aging Adults E Book

Occupational Therapy with Aging Adults   E Book
  • Author : Karen Barney
  • Publsiher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 11 December 2015
  • ISBN : 0323290833
  • Pages : 528 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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Look no further for the book that provides the information essential for successful practice in the rapidly growing field of gerontological occupational therapy! Occupational Therapy with Aging Adults is a new, comprehensive text edited by OT and gerontological experts Karen Frank Barney and Margaret Perkinson that takes a unique interdisciplinary and collaborative approach in covering every major aspects of geriatric gerontological occupational therapy practice. With 30 chapters written by 70 eminent leaders in gerontology and OT, this book covers the entire continuum of care for the aging population along with special considerations for this rapidly growing demographic. This innovative text also covers topical issues spanning the areas of ethical approaches to treatment; nutrition and oral health concerns; pharmacological issues; low vision interventions; assistive technology supports; and more to ensure readers are well versed in every aspect of this key practice area. UNIQUE! Intraprofessional and interprofessional approach to intervention emphasizes working holistically and collaboratively in serving older adults. Case examples help you learn to apply new information to actual patient situations. Questions at the end of each chapter can be used for discussion or other learning applications. Chapter on evidence-based practice discusses how to incorporate evidence into the clinical setting. Chapter on ethics provides a deeper understanding of how to address challenging ethical dilemmas. UNIQUE! Chapter on the wide range of physiological changes among the aging patient population highlights related occupational performance issues. UNIQUE! Chapter on oral health explores the challenges faced by older adults.


Occupational Therapy with Aging Adults - E-Book

Occupational Therapy with Aging Adults - E-Book
  • Author : Karen Barney,Margaret Perkinson
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 11 December 2015
GET THIS BOOKOccupational Therapy with Aging Adults - E-Book

Look no further for the book that provides the information essential for successful practice in the rapidly growing field of gerontological occupational therapy! Occupational Therapy with Aging Adults is a new, comprehensive text edited by OT and gerontological experts Karen Frank Barney and Margaret Perkinson that takes a unique interdisciplinary and collaborative approach in covering every major aspects of geriatric gerontological occupational therapy practice. With 30 chapters written by 70 eminent leaders in gerontology and OT, this book covers the entire continuum


Occupational Therapy with Aging Adults

Occupational Therapy with Aging Adults
  • Author : Karen Barney,Margaret Perkinson
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 01 October 2015
GET THIS BOOKOccupational Therapy with Aging Adults

Look no further for the book that provides the information essential for successful practice in the rapidly growing field of gerontological occupational therapy! Occupational Therapy with Aging Adults is a new, comprehensive text edited by OT and gerontological experts Karen Frank Barney and Margaret Perkinson that takes a unique interdisciplinary and collaborative approach in covering every major aspects of geriatric gerontological occupational therapy practice. With 30 chapters written by 70 eminent leaders in gerontology and OT, this book covers the entire continuum


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Occupational Therapy With Aging Adults - Pageburst E-book on Kno (Retail Access Card)
  • Author : Karen Barney,Margaret Perkinson
  • Publisher : Mosby Incorporated
  • Release : 01 October 2015
GET THIS BOOKOccupational Therapy With Aging Adults - Pageburst E-book on Kno (Retail Access Card)

Get all the information you need to successfully practice in the rapidly growing field of gerontological occupational therapy! Occupational Therapy with Aging Adults is a brand new text written by OT experts Karen Frank Barney and Margaret Perkinson that takes a unique interdisciplinary and collaborative approach in covering every aspect of geriatric occupational therapy practice. Readers will explore the entire continuum of care for the aging population along with special considerations for this rapidly growing demographic. This innovative text also


Occupational Therapy with Elders

Occupational Therapy with Elders
  • Author : Helene Lohman,René L. Padilla,Sue Byers-Connon
  • Publisher : Mosby Incorporated
  • Release : 02 March 1998
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Occupational Therapy with Elders: Strategies for the COTA is a valuable new textbook on the role of the certified occupational therapy assistant (COTA) in practice with elders. Whether you are an occupational therapy assistant (OTA) student, a practicing COTA, or an occupational therapist (OTR) beginning work with elders, this book will provide you with the information that you need on this important topic!


Occupational Therapy for Older People

Occupational Therapy for Older People
  • Author : Christian Pozzi,Alessandro Lanzoni,Maud J. L. Graff,Alessandro Morandi
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 31 January 2020
GET THIS BOOKOccupational Therapy for Older People

This book focuses on evidence-based occupational therapy in the care of older adults in different clinical settings, from home to acute hospital, from intensive care unit to rehabilitation centers and nursing homes. Occupational therapy has progressively developed as a new discipline aiming to improve the daily life of individuals of different ages, from children to older adults. The book first reviews the interaction between occupational therapy and geriatrics and then discusses in depth how occupational therapy interventions are applied in


Occupational Therapy Practice Guidelines for Productive Aging for Community-dwelling Older Adults

Occupational Therapy Practice Guidelines for Productive Aging for Community-dwelling Older Adults
  • Author : Natalie LeLand,Sharon J. Elliott,Kimberly J. Johnson
  • Publisher : American Occupational Therapy Association, Incorporated
  • Release : 02 March 2021
GET THIS BOOKOccupational Therapy Practice Guidelines for Productive Aging for Community-dwelling Older Adults

By 2030, nearly 20% of the U.S. population will be ages 65 or older, and the fastest growing segment among them will be people ages 85 or older. Individuals in this oldest age group have the highest rates of health care utilization, morbidity, and disability. To support productive aging and continued participation, older adults must remain engaged in their desired roles and routines, daily activities, and occupations. This Practice Guideline provides an overview of the occupational therapy process in productive aging, defining the



Functional Performance in Older Adults

Functional Performance in Older Adults
  • Author : Bette R Bonder,Vanina Dal Bello-Haas
  • Publisher : F.A. Davis
  • Release : 31 October 2008
GET THIS BOOKFunctional Performance in Older Adults

The ideal resource for rehabilitation professionals who are working with or preparing to work with older adults! It describes the normal aging process, illustrates how health and social factors can impede an aging person’s abilities, and demonstrates how to develop mechanisms for maximizing the well-being of older adults.


Elder Care in Occupational Therapy

Elder Care in Occupational Therapy
  • Author : Sandra Cutler Lewis
  • Publisher : SLACK Incorporated
  • Release : 02 March 2021
GET THIS BOOKElder Care in Occupational Therapy

Elder Care in Occupational Therapy has been extensively revised into a new and completely updated second edition. This pragmatic text presents up-to-date information in a user-friendly format that seamlessly flows from one subject to the next. From wellness to hospice, Elder Care in Occupational Therapy, Second Edition offers a broad yet detailed discussion of occupational therapy practice that is devoted to older adults. A wide variety of topics are covered in a concise format, such as historical perspectives, theoretical insights,


Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy
  • Author : Meral Huri
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 05 July 2017
GET THIS BOOKOccupational Therapy

This new book presents the growing occupational therapy knowledge and clinical practice. Occupational therapy, as a health profession, is concerned with preserving well-being through occupations, and its main goal is to help people participate in the activities of daily living. This is achieved by working with people to improve their ability to engage in the occupations they want to engage in or by changing the occupation or the environment to better support their occupational engagement. The topic of the book


A Comprehensive Guide to Geriatric Rehabilitation

A Comprehensive Guide to Geriatric Rehabilitation
  • Author : Timothy L. Kauffman,Ronald W. Scott,John O. Barr,Michael L. Moran
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 05 September 2014
GET THIS BOOKA Comprehensive Guide to Geriatric Rehabilitation

Now in its third edition, this trusted clinical guide enables both the busy practitioner and student to review or to learn about a range of pathologies, conditions, examinations, diagnostic procedures, and interventions that can be effectively used in the physical rehabilitation of older people. It presents a broad overview of age-related physiological changes as well as specific professional discipline perspectives. Organized into eleven distinct and interrelated units, the first unit begins with key anatomical and physiological considerations seen with aging


Productive Aging

Productive Aging
  • Author : Marilyn B. Cole,Karen Crane Macdonald
  • Publisher : Slack
  • Release : 01 April 2015
GET THIS BOOKProductive Aging

Productive Aging: An Occupational Perspective is a concise and practical text that takes a fresh look at our rapidly expanding and diverse older population. Recognizing the unique identity of each older person, this text provides client-centered guidelines for maximizing function, independence, and wellness. Productive Aging also outlines self-management strategies for promoting participation and engagement in productive occupations for the older persons' own continuing development, health, and well-being. Productive Aging not only summarizes current evidence, but it looks into the lives


Occupational Therapy Practice Guidelines for Older Adults with Low Vision

Occupational Therapy Practice Guidelines for Older Adults with Low Vision
  • Author : Jennifer Kaldenberg,Stacy Smallfield
  • Publisher : Anonim
  • Release : 02 March 2021
GET THIS BOOKOccupational Therapy Practice Guidelines for Older Adults with Low Vision

The U.S. population is aging, and occupational therapy practitioners working with older adults must have the skills to address multiple health issues, including vision loss. Although typical aging does not cause low vision, four major causes of vision impairment are directly related to the aging process: (1) age-related macular degeneration (AMD), (2) diabetic retinopathy, (3) glaucoma, and (4) cataracts. Instances of these impairments are expected to double by the year 2050, making low vision a significant public health issue. This Practice Guideline includes occupational


Lifestyle-integrated Functional Exercise (LiFE) program to prevent falls

Lifestyle-integrated Functional Exercise (LiFE) program to prevent falls
  • Author : Lindy Clemson,Jo Munro,Maria Fiatarone Singh
  • Publisher : Sydney University Press
  • Release : 12 July 2014
GET THIS BOOKLifestyle-integrated Functional Exercise (LiFE) program to prevent falls

The Lifestyle-integrated Functional Exercise (LiFE) program is a way of reducing the risk of falls by integrating balance and strength activities into regular daily tasks. Unloading the dishwasher becomes an opportunity to improve strength. Brushing your teeth becomes an opportunity to improve balance. In the LiFE program, every daily task becomes an opportunity to improve balance and strength. This is a different approach to a traditional program where you would be required to complete a series of exercises a certain


Occupational Therapy Assessments for Older Adults

Occupational Therapy Assessments for Older Adults
  • Author : Kevin Bortnick
  • Publisher : Slack
  • Release : 15 December 2016
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The role of measurement and the benefits of outcome measures are defined as important tools used to document change in one or more constructs over time, help to describe a client's condition, formulate a prognosis, as well as to evaluate the effects of occupational therapy intervention. Occupational Therapy Assessments for Older Adults: 100 Instruments for Measuring Occupational Performance presents over 100 outcome measures in the form of vignettes that encompass a brief description of each instrument, a review of its psychometric properties,