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Occupational therapy and older people [Documento electrónico] / Anne McIntyre, Anita Atwal

Main Author: McIntyre, Anne Coauthor: Atwal, Anita Publication: Oxford : Blackwell, 2005 ISBN: 9786611214500Topical name: Terapia ocupacional | Pessoas idosas | E-book CDU: 615.851.3 Online Resources: Acesso restrito ao IPBeja e-book (acesso restrito ao IPBeja) List(s) this item appears in: Terapia ocupacional
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ÍNDICE

Acknowledgements
List of Contributors
How to use this book

Chapter 1 – Introduction
What is ageing?
Active ageing
Challenges for occupational therapy
Use of the ICF
Summary
References

Chapter 2 – Older people and occupational justice
Introduction
Occupation as a right
Occupation as a matter of social justice
Occupational justice
Occupation, morbidity and mortality and the promotion of health
Occupational justice and older people
Summary
References

Chapter 3 – The social context of older people
Ageist attitudes, values, assumptions, and stereotypes
Ageism and discrimination
Cross cultural perspectives on ageing and older people
Exploring the social networks of older people
Mapping social networks
Types of social support
Types of support network
Pets as members of the older person’s social context
Health professionals as sources of social support
Dysfunctional social contexts
The social context, health and longevity
Implications for occupational therapists
References

Chapter 4 – Systems, services and policies
The development of services for older people
Finance and employment
Driving and transportation
Housing and adaptations
Health and social care
Quality in health and social care
Patient/carer experience
Efficiency
Effective delivery of appropriate care
Health outcomes of NHS care
Summary
References

Chapter 5 – Pathologies of old age
Introduction
Cancer
Dementia
Depression
Diabetes
Falls
Fractures and osteoporosis
Heart failure
Learning disabilities
Musculoskeletal problems/arthritis
Respiratory disease
Stroke (cerebrovascular accident)
Summary
References

Chapter 6 – Body structures and body functions: Part 1
Introduction
The central nervous system
The peripheral nervous system
Voice and speech production
Mental functions
The sensory systems: structure and function
Summary
References

Chapter 7 – Body structures and body functions: Part 2
Introduction
The integumentary system
The cardiovascular system
The respiratory system
The immune system
The neuromusculoskeletal system
The digestive system
Metabolism
Thermoregulation
Endocrine functions
The genito-urinary systems
Summary
References

Chapter 8 – Activity and participation: Part 1
Learning and applying knowledge
General tasks and demands
Mobility
Self-care
Looking after one’s health
Domestic life areas
Summary
References

Chapter 9 – Activity and participation: Part 2
Communication
Interpersonal interactions and relationships
Major life areas: education, work and employment
Community, social and civic life
Summary
References

Chapter 10 – Environmental impacts, products and technology
Climate
Indoor environments and older people
Natural and human-caused events
Products and assistive technology
Summary
References
Useful resources
Index

Requisitos do sistema: acesso à Internet

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