Understanding the role of occupational therapy

Julie Swann
  • Nursing and Residential Care, November 2009, Mark Allen Group
  • DOI: 10.12968/nrec.2009.11.11.44808

Explaining where occupational therapists work, their training and varied roles.

What is it about?

This article explores the training and role of occupational therapists, concentrating on the services provided to care homes.

Why is it important?

Occupational therapists work in hospitals, the community and many other settings. Care staff need to understand how this profession can help their residents.


Mrs Julie I Swann

Occupational therapists can assist residents to regain independence by making daily living tasks easier.

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