Description

Get all the information you need to successfully practice in the rapidly growing field of gerontological occupational therapy! Occupational Therapy with Aging Adults is a brand new text written by OT experts Karen Frank Barney and Margaret Perkinson that takes a unique interdisciplinary and collaborative approach in covering every aspect of geriatric occupational therapy practice. Readers will explore the entire continuum of care for the aging population along with special considerations for this rapidly growing demographic. This innovative text also covers topical issues spanning the areas of ethical approaches to treatment; nutrition and oral health concerns; pharmacological issues; low vision interventions; assistive technology supports; and more to ensure readers are well versed in every aspect of this key practice area.


Key Features:-

  • Intraprofessional and interprofessional approach to intervention emphasizes working holistically and
  • Case examples help you learn to apply new information to actual patient situations.
  • Questions at the end of each chapter can be used for discussion or other learning applications.
  • Chapter on evidence-based practice discusses how to incorporate evidence into the clinical setting.
  • Chapter on ethics provides a deeper understanding of how to address challenging ethical dilemmas.
  • Chapter on oral health explores the challenges faced by older adults.

More Details about Occupational Therapy with Aging Adults

General Information  
Author(s)Karen Barney and Margaret Perkinson
PublisherElsevier Science
ISBN9780323067768
Pages752
BindingHardcover
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearDecember 2015