Occupational Therapy Evaluation for Adults A Pocket Guide

ISBN-10: 0781724953

ISBN-13: 9780781724951

Edition: 2001

Authors: Maureen E. Neistadt

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List price: $54.99
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 9/6/2000
Binding: Comb Bound 
Pages: 288
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.880

Occupational Therapy Evaluation
Relation Between Evaluation, Theory, and Frame of Reference
Evaluation and Clinical Reasoning
Demands of the Health Care Marketplace
Information Needed from Screening and Evaluation
Suggestions for Use of Rest of Book
A Guide to Evaluation Steps:
Review the client's medical record and/or other pre-evaluation information
Collect your evaluation materials
Check with nursing to see if the client can be seen
Stop before entering client's space, take a deep breath, clear your mind, focus on taking in everything you will see and hear during your evaluation
Knock before entering client's room, home, space
Read any signs posted in client's environment about medical precautions or care procedures
Introduce yourself, ask the client how he or she would like to be addressed and make sure the client is physically comfortable
Interview the client and/or his/her caregivers
Observe functional performance & record observations
Evaluate component skills contributing to functional performance problems and record evaluation results
Note type and amount of cuing client needs for activity performance
Synthesize and summarize the data; make discharge projections, project and record rehabilitation objectives and interventions planned to reach discharge projections
Suggested Evaluation Sequences for Different Time Limits
20-30 Minute Screenings
30-40 Minute Evaluations
40-60 Minute Evaluations
Doing an Evaluation Over Several Intervention Sessions
Interview Assessments of Client Priorities
Basic and Instrumental Activity of Daily Living Assessments
Somatic Sensory Evaluation
Cognitive/Perceptual Assessments
Motor Evaluation Procedures
Psychosocial Skills Assessment
Discharge Situation Assessments
Uniform Terminology
International Classification of Impairments, Activities, and Participation
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