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Measuring occupational performance : supporting best practice in occupational therapy

Call no.:
362.0425 LAWm
Edition:
2nd ed.
Author:
Length:
vii, 421 p. ; 29 cm.
Publisher:
Thorofare, N.J.: SLACK Incorporated
Year:
2005
ISBN-ISSN:
1556426836
Type:
Books
Subject:
Copies:
1
Abstract:
Provides information for all occupational performance measures, including measures important for evidence-based occupational therapy. Measurement issues and practices are discussed, and a decision making framework is provided to guide the choice of assessment tools.
 
Content includes: Measurement in occupational therapy; Measurement issues and practices; Guiding therapist decisions about measuring outcomes in occupational therapy; Establishing the integrity of measurement data : identifying impairments that can limit occupational performance and threaten the validity of assessments; Using qualitative measurement methods to understand occupational performance; Measuring occupational performance using a client-centred perspective; Occupational performance : measuring the perspectives of others; Measuring participation; Measuring play performance; Measuring work performance; Measuring occupational performance in basic activities of daily living; Measuring performance in instrumental activities of daily living; Measuring leisure performance; Measurement of occupational role; Occupational balance : measuring time use and satisfaction across occupational performance areas; Measuring community integration and social support; Measuring environmental factors; Measuring occupational performance within a sociocultural context; Using information to influence policy; and Challenges and strategies in applying an occupational performance measurement approach.
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