A physical therapist is a professional that specializes in preventing injury and promoting proper body mechanics. However, their scope of practice includes other responsibilities such as: clinical evaluation & diagnosis Immediate and emergency care treatment & rehabilitation, professional responsibility. This holistic approach is what attracted me to this field of study, as my impact
Advocacy is a suitable intervention, according to the analysis of the occupational profile. In this process, the client works in collaboration with the practitioner to take every effort that directs to the the transformation of self and skills. Occupational therapy intervention focuses on creating or facilitating opportunities to engage in occupations that lead to participation in desired life situations (AOTA, 2008). The main objective of this intervention is to promote occupational justice and empowers to explore opportunities and resources to fully participate in daily life
It’s not only how you convey a message so that it is received and understood by someone in exactly the way you intended, it’s also how you listen to gain the full meaning of what’s being said and to make the other person feel heard and understood. Effective communication skills are fundamental to success in many aspects of life such as health care in physiotherapy is essential to make sure patient
They are responsible for the activation and successfully bundling both basic and model-specific factors at the completion of effective treatment (Simon, 2011). The Therapist should avoid any form of disruption, because it will threaten the therapeutic process as well as alliance (Simon, 2011). Therapist should also create a safe environment where the patient can freely express emotions and thoughts. 4. The similarities and differences between counselling and psychotherapy There are obvious differences between the two and they have different purposes in different settings for different situations, but they do have similarities as well and in the following discourse both similarities and differences will be named and discussed with regard to counselling and psychotherapy.
Occupational therapy practitioners help people of all ages and abilities to participate in things they want and need. They provide anything that meets clients ' desires and demands. Due to the wide scope of practice, different specialized branches have developed from the original occupational therapy profession, such as art therapy, music therapy and animal-assisted therapy. Therefore, the novice occupational therapists might be ill-equipped with the knowledge of using creative activities as a form of treatment. As mentioned by the researchers in this study, the lack of resources - time, facilitates, and staff might be another reason contributed to the declined usage of creative activities in the occupational therapy treatment (Müllersdorf, p. 373).
Counselling and psychotherapy are essentially used to describe the same process of overcoming personal difficulties and work towards a positive change in one’s life. The early definition of counselling was more to do with legal advice side of things, such as offering legal advice or to seek legal counsel, but over the centuries that meaning evolved toward the more therapy based counselling. The next few paragraphs will include some of the historic origins of both counselling and psychotherapy and the potential similarities and differences between them, as most of the time there’s a potential confusion around these terms; some of the parallel concepts, such as pastoral support and the modern aspect of counselling and psychotherapy, from the
For public, what they think about nursing? They may think nursing is a process, which take care of clients physically until they recover. In my opinion, I think nursing is a responsibility and knowledge-based tasks; it is used to improve the health state of all types of client. On responsibility aspect, it helps clients reducing their pain during treatment or recovery period and taking care to them physically and mentally. Nursing needs to think about what the clients needs and what is good for them.
For instance, they should be able verbalize appropriate emotions and also communicate with the clients through non-verbal cues such as eye movement and gestures. Communication skills that are applicable in nursing assessment include active listening, observation, reflecting and interpreting (Dossey, Keegan, & Barrere, 2015, 469). Since holistic assessment aims at gathering necessary information about the patient, having knowledge on how to convince the patient to share all information even those they do not wish to disclose will enable the nurses to develop good relationship with client, thereby providing them the best care. More so, the decisions that nurses make are very crucial to the patient’s health because a proper treatment plan is
The main function of the therapist here is to ensure that they are well equipped with the knowledge of these different techniques, and how they are applied. This means that the therapist needs to have technical eclecticism. The therapist also needs to have the skills to deal with the different modalities and to apply the different techniques to the right modalities. c. Roles The role of the therapist according to Arnold Lazarus is to be an authentic chameleon which he describes as a therapist who works and does things for the interest of the client but at the same time he gives the client what he wants. An authentic chameleon also allows for feedback from the client, this means that when the client isn’t happy with the therapists delivers of work they should tell the therapist.
A successful leadership is a essential practices influence our followers. A skilled leader should acknowledge to explore new idea because recognize what is the pro and cons in shared leadership to enhance colleagues will benefit to patients and organization . Introduction Health care is more complex. Although
As an occupational therapist I would like to help individuals who are differently abled gain quality of life and independence by improving upon both mental and physical challenges to function as a whole person, as this is what I understand the role of the occupational therapist from both personal and observational experience to be. I believe this is accomplished through providing encouragement and support, educating each client and their loved