PEOP Vs MOHO

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Running head: COMPARE AND CONTRAST THE MOHO AND THE PEOP Compare and contrast the Model of Human Occupation and the Person-Environment-Occupation Performance model Kung Tsz Wai, Daphne Tung Wah College COMPARE AND CONTRAST THE MOHO AND THE PEOP The Model of Human Occupation (MOHO) and the Person-Environment-Occupation Model (PEOP model) are two of the most used models in occupational therapy. MOHO is an occupation-focused model which was developed in the 1980s. The model shows the motivation of occupation; the patterning of occupational performance; the essence of skilled performance and how environment affects occupation. The PEOP model is a client-centred model that was published in the 1990s, it focuses on how the performances of the individuals, groups and populations are affected by the intrinsic and extrinsic factors. Although both two models are common in the practice of occupational therapy, they are different in many ways. In this essay, I will compare the differences between two models. To start with, there are differences between the assumptions of the two models. In MOHO, this model views human being as a dynamic system, and the interaction between the system, task, and environment results in occupational behaviour; recognises that occupation is affected by factors that are outside and inside the person; looks therapy as a process that people are helped to engage in doing things in order to sculpt their occupational abilities and identities. In PEOP
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