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In Iceland, the worker role is one of the most enacted and valued roles, but the national disability rate is increasing and is often associated with the loss of the worker role. Resources in work rehabilitation in Iceland are disjointed, and the Ministry of Health and Social Security is calling...
The aim of this study was to explore elderly persons’ conceptions of what they expected to gain from attending day-care rehabilitation centres (DCR). A purposeful sampling procedure was employed. Interviews with 22 prospective elderly day-care patients were carried out and analysed according to...
The aim was to explore experiences of daily occupations among the oldest old. Ten 99-year-old persons were interviewed in their living environment about an ordinary day. The interviews were analysed according to the phenomenographic approach. The result showed that participants regarded...
Founded on recent empirical experiences and results from a Housing Adaptation Project accomplished in a Swedish municipality, this paper aims to elucidate and problematize challenges inherent in the process of developing research-based strategies for housing adaptation (HA) evaluations feasible...
The number of people suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is increasing. From an occupational therapy perspective, it is important to estimate dyspnea, fatigue and activity performance in daily activities to be able to use the most effective interventions. In Sweden, there...
Purpose: The aim of this study was to describe sociodemographic factors and the occurrence of diseases and disabilities among a representative sample of clients who were using community occupational therapy services in Norway. Method: A postal survey of occupational therapists about their last...
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