Reablement and the Role of the Occupational Therapist

Reablement and the Role of the Occupational Therapist Reablement and the Role of the Occupational Therapist Alison Petch DIRECTOR, RESEARCH IN PRACTICE FOR ADULTS Contact details: alison@ripfa.org.uk The mantra commonly associated with reablement (or enablement, as others prefer) is about helping research in practice for adults has recently hosted people to do things for themselves rather than events on reablement and produced an evidence doing things to or for people. A frequent illustration cluster on the topic for its website. This reflects is that, rather than fit a stair lift or a door ramp, growing interest in the potential of reablement and an individual is encouraged to maximise their a developing evidence base, most recently enhanced mobility. Overall the ambition is to maximise by the longitudinal study undertaken for the Care long-term independence and quality of life. Services Efficiency Delivery Programme (CSED) by Early reablement teams tended to focus on the Social Policy Research Unit and Acton Shapiro. hospital discharge, typically people returning home This study suggests that the initial benefits observed after falls or surgery. Recent developments tend to in earlier studies, most particularly reduced need have been more inclusive, based on community for homecare, appear to be sustained over a longer intake and seeking to http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Integrated Care Emerald Publishing

Reablement and the Role of the Occupational Therapist

Journal of Integrated Care, Volume 16 (2): 2 – Apr 1, 2008

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Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
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1476-9018
DOI
10.1108/14769018200800016
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Reablement and the Role of the Occupational Therapist Alison Petch DIRECTOR, RESEARCH IN PRACTICE FOR ADULTS Contact details: alison@ripfa.org.uk The mantra commonly associated with reablement (or enablement, as others prefer) is about helping research in practice for adults has recently hosted people to do things for themselves rather than events on reablement and produced an evidence doing things to or for people. A frequent illustration cluster on the topic for its website. This reflects is that, rather than fit a stair lift or a door ramp, growing interest in the potential of reablement and an individual is encouraged to maximise their a developing evidence base, most recently enhanced mobility. Overall the ambition is to maximise by the longitudinal study undertaken for the Care long-term independence and quality of life. Services Efficiency Delivery Programme (CSED) by Early reablement teams tended to focus on the Social Policy Research Unit and Acton Shapiro. hospital discharge, typically people returning home This study suggests that the initial benefits observed after falls or surgery. Recent developments tend to in earlier studies, most particularly reduced need have been more inclusive, based on community for homecare, appear to be sustained over a longer intake and seeking to

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Journal of Integrated CareEmerald Publishing

Published: Apr 1, 2008

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