584 Treatment Planning in Occupational Therapy
Home > Preview
The flashcards below were created by user
on FreezingBlue Flashcards.
Aims to restore an impaired capacity or ability with the expectation that this improvement will bring about general change in client’s activities, tasks and roles.
Usually entails three possible therapies
•changing the context
•re-establishing habits and routines,
•acquiring new skills and strategies
Is usually employed when a remedial approach does not result in full restoration
of the clients pre-morbid functioning OR the client wants to optimize their level of independence while working toward restoration.
Improve the intrinsic abilities and functional skills of the individuals
- The rehabilitative and educational
Person gains other skills to help him or her adapt in spite of the impairment or disability.
Individual is provided devices to help
function in the presence of a disability
Assistive technology approach
The environment or the expectations of
tasks required are adapted (includes habits and routines)
- Activity or environmental accommodation
The individual is assisted by another person to perform a task
Personal assistance approach
What are the 4 Multidimensional Outcomes of Occupational Therapy Intervention?
- 1.Function (performance component function)
- 2.Occupational performance (independence in ADL, work &leisure)
- 3.Health and well-being (symptoms status improvement, prevention of disability)
- 4.Quality of life (purposeful participation in community life, emotional well-being, balance of activity and rest, life satisfaction)
What are 2 key questions in treatment planning?
1.In what broad ways will this client’s life, health and functioning improve as a result of therapy at this point in the recovery or adaptation process?
2.How long will it take to realize these benefits?
Top down or Bottom up?
With the client, the therapist will determine where the deficits lie in performance
components and build a tx plan to correct these.
Top down or Bottom up?
With the client the therapist first determines which occupations have been disturbed by the current pathology and build a tx plan to correct the problems that are leading to the functional limitations.
Starts with analysis of the whole and break down into its parts
Synthesis – piecing together of
parts to give rise to a greater understanding of the whole
What would you like to do?
Home > Flashcards > Print Preview