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Author Letts, Lori.

Title Using environments to enable occupational performance / edited by Lori Letts, Patty Rigby, Debra Stewart
Published Thorofare, N.J. : Slack, [2003]
Thorofare, N.J. : Slack, [2003]
©2003
©2003

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 WATERFT HEALTH  615.8515 Let/Uet  AVAILABLE
 WATERFT HEALTH  615.8515 Let/Uet  DUE 02-01-20
Description xviii, 314 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: Acknowledgments vii -- About the Editors ix -- Contributing Authors xi -- Preface xv -- Foreword xvii -- -- -- Section One Occupational Therapy and Environment: Conceptual Underpinnings. 1 -- -- Chapter 1 The Environment: Paradigms and Practice in Health 3 -- Occupational Therapy, and Inquiry -- Debra Stewart, MSc, OT Reg. (Ont.); and Mary Law, PhD, OT Reg. (Ont.) -- -- Chapter 2 Environment and Occupational Performance: 17 -- Theoretical Considerations -- Patty Rigby, MHSc, OT Reg. (Ont.); and Lori Letts, PhD, OT Reg. (Ont.) -- -- Section Two Using Environments to Enable Occupational Performance 33 -- at the Community and Societal Level -- -- Chapter 3 Changing Institutional Environments to Enable 35 -- Occupation Among People With Severe Physical Impairments -- Karen Whalley Hammell, PhD, MSc, OT(C), DipCOT -- -- Chapter 4 Occupation, Health Promotion, and the Environment 55 -- Ann Wilcock, PhD, GradDipPH, DipCOT, BAppScOT; and -- Gail Whiteford, PhD, MHSc (OccTherapy), BAppSc (OccTherapy) -- -- Chapter 5 Enabling Citizen Participation of Older Adults 71 -- Through Social and Political Environments -- Lori Letts, PhD, OT Reg. (Ont.) -- -- Chapter 6 Culture as Environment: Complexity, Sensitivity, and Challenge 81 -- Sue Baptiste, MHSc, OT Reg. (Ont.) -- -- Chapter 7 Universal Design of the Built Environment to 97 -- Enable Occupational Performance -- Laurie Ringaert, MSc, BMR-OT, BSc -- -- Section Three Using Environments to Enable Occupational 117 -- Performance With Communities, Groups, and Individuals -- -- Chapter 8 An Interdisciplinary Approach to Environmental Intervention: 119 -- Ecology of Human Performance -- Melisa Rempfer, PhD; Wendy Hildenbrand, MPH, OTR; Kathy Parker, MS, OTR; -- and Catana Brown, PhD, OTR, FAOTA -- -- -- -- Chapter 9 Creating Supportive Work Environments 137 -- for People With Mental Illness -- Susan Strong, MSc, BSc, OT Reg. (Ont.); and -- Karen Rebeiro, MScOT, BScOT, OT Reg. (Ont.) -- -- Chapter 10 Enabling Young Children to Play by Creating 155 -- Supportive Play Environments -- Patty Rigby, MHSc, OT Reg. (Ont.); and Lorrie Huggins, MA, EdS, BScOT -- -- Chapter 11 Enabling Student Participation Through 177 -- Occupational Therapy Services in the Schools -- Mary Muhlenhaupt, BS OT, OTR/L, FAOTA -- -- Chapter 12 Peer Mentorship as an Environmental Support for Adolescents 197 -- and Young Adults With Disabilities -- Debra Stewart, MSc, OT Reg. (Ont.) -- -- Chapter 13 An Environmental Approach to Evaluation and 207 -- Treatment in an Upper Extremity Injury Clinic -- Carol Anderson, MA, OTR, CHT; and Jean Spencer, PhD, OTR, FAOTA -- -- Chapter 14 Home Modifications That Enable Occupational Performance 219 -- Susan Stark, PhD, OTR, FAOTA -- -- Chapter 15 Accessible Transportation: Novel Occupational 235 -- Therapy Perspectives -- Susanne Iwarsson, PhD, Reg. OT; Agneta StAhl, PhD; and Gunilla Carlsson, PhD, Reg. OT -- -- Chapter 16 Therapeutic Design of Environments for People With Dementia 253 -- Barbara Acheson Cooper, PhD, DipP&OT; and Kristen Day, PhD -- -- Chapter 17 Expanding Environments Through Technology 269 -- Linda Petty, BSc (OT), OT Reg. (Ont.) -- -- Section Four Conclusion 287 -- -- Chapter 18 Using Environments in Occupational Therapy: 289 -- Challenges, Opportunities, and Future Directions -- Lori Letts, PhD, OT Reg. (Ont.); Patty Rigby, MHSc, OT Reg. (Ont.); and -- Debra Stewart, MSc, OT Reg. (Ont.) -- -- Appendix A Typology of Mental Health Vocational Programs 299 -- -- Appendix B Explanation of Key Terms Related to the Environment 303 -- -- Index. 307
Summary Using Environments to Enable Occupational Performance specifically focuses on how environments (physical, social, cultural, institutional) can be used by occupational therapists to enable occupational performance with all types of clients. This informative text provides a framework to think about how environments fit into occupational therapy theory and practice. Examples of different approaches to occupational therapy intervention involving environments are demonstrated in a comprehensive format. Areas covered in this text include: community settings, institutions, mental health, pediatrics, hand rehabilitation, health promotion and gerontology
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Holistic medicine.
Occupational therapy -- Environmental aspects.
Occupational therapy -- Methods.
Social medicine.
Occupational therapy.
Occupational Therapy -- methods.
Holistic Health.
Sociology, Medical.
Author Letts, Lori, editor of compilation
Rigby, Patty, editor of compilation
Stewart, Debra, 1954- editor of compilation
LC no. 2003005515
ISBN 9781556425783 (hardback)
1556425783 (hardcovers)