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Green, Ken - - 2009
Bodell, Sarah - - 2009
Blogs are publicly accessible websites that are authored by one or several individuals (Boulos et al 2006). These individuals post regular entries and encourage comment on their work, thereby creating discussion and debate. Preliminary evidence suggests that blogging facilitates learning, assists personal and professional development, and provides an opportunity to ...
Hampson, Caroline - - 2009
The recent development of the National Dementia Strategy and the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence guidelines have added to the proposals of the National Service Frameworks for Older Adults and Mental Health to improve services for people with a diagnosis of dementia. In line with this, the occupational ...
Chandoo, Beriah - - 2009
Brown, Ted - - 2009
Health care professionals, including occupational therapists, are required to work collaboratively with other disciplines in order to provide high-quality care to their clients. As such, it is paramount that health care professional students learn about the professional roles of others and teamwork through interprofessional education (IPE). However, students are often ...
Sackley, Catherine - - 2009
Purpose: In April 2003, the first national eligibility framework for adult services, Fair Access to Care Services (FACS), was implemented by local authorities in England. The intention was to ensure equity in the provision of adaptive equipment. This study examined how the criteria were being used by local authority occupational ...
Jones, Fiona - - 2009
The parents of children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis have been identified as pivotal facilitators of children's involvement in treatment regimens, including home exercise programmes. As such, parents' perspectives regarding the factors that influence participation in their children's treatment regimens, and in particular home exercise programmes, are addressed in this study. ...
Cook, Sarah - - 2009
It is important for people to do what they want in their daily lives and this is embedded in concepts of recovery, rehabilitation, social inclusion and quality of life. To research what helps and hinders people with psychotic conditions to do what they want, 24 people already engaged in a ...
Lunday, Jacqui - - 2009
Bryant, Wendy - - 2009
Calvert, Amelia - - 2009
Green, Rosemary - - 2009
Lewis, Trudy - - 2009
Horton, Ayana - - 2009
Internationalisation in higher education involves the incorporation of international themes into teaching and learning and is an important tool that occupational therapy education programmes can use to prepare students to work in culturally diverse environments. Research indicates that internationalised education programmes aid students in developing a better understanding of their ...
Stein, Maria - - 2009
This study evaluated basic functional mobility in 25 patients with stroke and visual-spatial neglect during inpatient rehabilitation and early follow-up. Seven patients with neglect and 12 patients without neglect were discharged home and the rest to institutions. Patients without neglect achieved higher outcomes in a shorter time (mean 52 and ...
Kyberd, Peter - - 2009
The Southampton Hand Assessment Procedure (SHAP) was devised to assess quantitatively the functional range of injured and healthy adult hands. It was designed to be a practical tool for use in a busy clinical setting; thus, it was made simple to use and easy to interpret. This paper describes four ...
Schwellnus, Heidi - - 2009
Occupational therapists working with children with handwriting issues lack a standard framework for selecting treatment activities. This study investigated the utility of a decision-making guide, the Tool for Optimising Written Productivity (TOW-P). In the study, 14 occupational therapists used the TOW-P to guide the selection of interventions for 60 children ...
Nord, Catharina - - 2009
This study explored communications between the people involved in the design of home adaptations, including clients and carers, occupational therapists, surveyors and builders. The aims were to explore (i) what constituted good communication in this context and (ii) how communication occurred. One London borough was selected as a case study. ...
Farrell, Carol - - 2009
Volunteering is often considered with people with mental health problems as a route to social inclusion and paid employment. In order to gain access to volunteering opportunities, liaison is required with voluntary organisations and their representatives, who are known as recruiters.
Murphy, Gillian - - 2009
Shinton, Emma - - 2009
The publication of Towards Equality and Access (Department of Health 2004) made clear the intention of the Department of Health to locate the care and treatment of deaf people with mental health problems within local rather than national services. It is, therefore, more likely that this group will be referred, ...
Cooper, Jacqui - - 2009
Fatigue is one of the most prevalent symptoms reported after an acquired brain injury, reflecting a probable combination of factors: pathology, medication side effects, mood or sleep disorders, reduced exercise tolerance, decreased nutrition and hydration. Despite its prevalence and the profoundly negative effects that fatigue has on quality of life, ...
Farrell, Carol - - 2009
Voluntary work is seen as a key component of promoting mental health through social inclusion. For many years, occupational therapists have worked in partnership with voluntary organisations to facilitate access for service users to voluntary placements. Yet there is little published evidence to support this aspect of occupational therapy or ...
Harding, Katherine - - 2009
Occupational therapists and other allied health clinicians often need to make decisions about the relative urgency of referrals, which patients should be seen first and, in some cases, whether patients require services at all. A systematic review of the literature was conducted to investigate the properties and outcomes of triage ...
Egilson, Snaefridur - - 2009
Several features in the school environment affect pupils with disabilities, serving as either supports or barriers to their school participation. The purpose of this study was to investigate and look for differences in the pupil-environment fit of students with physical and psychosocial limitations, using the School Setting Interview (SSI). The ...
Young, Catherine - - 2009
Windley, Deborah - - 2009
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