Importance Of Occupational Therapy

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Occupational therapy is help patients or clients or customers to independently engage in activity of daily living maximum as before injury or live with the disability. Occupational therapy is a profession that uses functioning activities such as cooking, gardening, drawing and other to treat and cure patient in physically, mentally and socially. Occupational therapy is a profession that use client centered approaches that ask patient what they want and their priorities. Occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants help people across the lifespan participate in the things they want and need to do through the therapeutic use of everyday activities (occupations). Common occupational therapy interventions include helping…show more content…
Firstly, status of patients is checked out whether the patients ever come to the hospital or not. The patients will do the evaluation which is assessment and analysis for therapist to know about the patient history and priorities. There are two way of evaluation which are by using subjective way and objective way. The subjective is usually not valid and reliable and it consists of observation which is observes patient’s behavior, appearance and areas of the injury and interview which is using non-standardize assessment methods that is not valid and reliable, equipment, procedures or checklist. While, the objective is usually valid and reliable whist is consist of interview and objective too but it use valid and reliable equipment, instruments and questionnaires such as Denver assessment for the pediatric to observe the development of the child. Evaluation is done for the patients is because to identify strength, assets and weakness of the patient, to monitor the progress and to plan for referral to other agency, medical team if they are not suitable become OT’s patient. The area of evaluation is occupational profile and occupational performance. The difference between the observations for the objective assessment and subjective assessment is the observation for subjective is more specific to the LOCQSMART which is location, onset,…show more content…
Patients will discuss and having an agreement with therapist based on the client priorities and what clients want to achieves for the intervention plan. Then the patients need to carry out all the therapeutic activities and therapeutic exercises that had been done by the therapist. After, a period of set time the patient need to do the re-assessment to make sure and identify is that have any progress or decline toward the patient’s

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