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Occupational therapy with older people

Author: Gail A Mountain
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Whurr, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book is about older people, and the contribution occupational therapy can make towards the maintenance of their health and the appropriate provision of rehabilitation and care. The aim is to help occupational therapists and those involved in the commissioning of occupational therapy services for older people to target their efforts both sensitively and effectively, and to anticipate the demands which will  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gail A Mountain
ISBN: 9781861563767 1861563760
OCLC Number: 56650588
Description: vi, 330 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Older people in society --
Growing older: an individual experience --
Triggers to vulnerability --
Older people and informal care --
Services to meet needs --
Assessing the needs of older people --
Occupational therapy interventions --
Occupational-therapy-led strategies to help people to stay put --
Occupational therapy interventions within specific service settings --
Using and generating evidence to support practice.
Responsibility: Gail A. Mountain ; consulting editors in occupational therapy, Clephane Hume and Jennifer Creek.

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This book is about older people, and the contribution occupational therapy can make towards the maintenance of their health and the appropriate provision of rehabilitation and care.  Read more...

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"...should be on the shelves of all occupational therapy services addressing the needs of older people..." (British Journal of Occupational Therapy, May 2006)

 
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