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Occupational Performance: Home and Family - OCCP2085

Year - 2020

Many adults who experience challenges performing day-to-day activities could benefit from services in order to continue living in the community. Occupational therapy is useful to enhance, restore, or maintain performance of and participation in self-care, mobility, domestic, social, and leisure activities within the home. Paying particular attention to the typical social context (family) within which people live, students will further develop assessment, intervention, and evaluation skills relevant to the performance of daily life activities within the home. In doing so, students will learn: Within a home context, how do I best provide occupational therapy services from a client-centred perspective? How do I involve families when focusing on the performance of day-to-day activities within the home? How might home environments be modified to enhance safety and performance of everyday activities? How do I convey the conceptual design in both a graphic and written manner, and conform to required legislation and funding body requirements? This unit of study builds on units such as OCCP1099: Occupational Performance: Healthcare I, to extend students' knowledge of occupational therapy practice beyond the hospital setting.

1x1hr lecture week, 1x2hr tutorial/week

Written Assignment (50%); Written Assignment and Technical Drawings (50%)

No specific textbook is required for this unit.

Assumed knowledge


Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Occupational Therapy
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Intermediate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Ms Sandi Lightfoot-Collins
HECS Band: 2
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