Palliative care and Occupational therapy

Occupational therapy practitioners play an important role on palliative and hospice care teams by identifying life roles and activities (“occupations”) that are meaningful to patients and addressing barriers to performing these activities. Unlike other health care providers, they consider both the physical and psychosocial/ behavioral health needs of the patient, focusing on what is most important to him or her to accomplish, the available resources and support systems, and the environments in which the patients want and can participate.

  • Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
  • Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs)
  • Leisure Participation
  • Psychosocial/Behavioral Health

Related Conference of Palliative care and Occupational therapy

May 13-14, 2019

6th World congress on Hospice and Palliative care

Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium | Singapore
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6 th Asia Pacific Geriatrics and Gerontology Congress

Brisbane, Australia
October 21-22, 2019

International Conference on Geriatrics and Ageing

Stockholm, Sweden

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