Occupational Therapist

The role of an occupational therapist is to work with a client to help them achieve a fulfilled and satisfied state in life through the use of "purposeful activity or interventions designed to achieve functional outcomes which promote health, prevent injury or disability and which develop, improve, sustain or restore the highest possible level of independence." A practical definition for OT can also be illustrated with the use of models such as the Occupational Performance Model (Australia), known as the OPM(A). At the core of this approach is the ideology that occupational therapists are concerned with the occupations of people and how these contribute to health.
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  • The Essential Importance of Attitude

    …. But one thing made me different from every other patient – I never complained and I never stopped smiling. Vic, my occupational therapist used to come into my room and he said “Jeff, every time I come into your room, you are in a great mood and smiling. That is so impressive. Is it part of your upcoming speech?” I told him “Yes.” I did…

    Jeff Ogden/ Fearless Competitorin Twitter- 12 readers -
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