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Elder care in occupational therapy / Sandra Cutler Lewis

Main Author: Lewis, Sandra Cutler Edition: Second edition Publication: New Jersey : Slack Incorporatedcop.2003 Description: XVIII, 507 p.ISBN: 978-1-55642-527-1Abstract: Summary: "Elder Care in Occupational Therapy has been extensively revised into a new and completely updated second edition. This pragmatic text presents up-to-date information in a user-friendly format that seamlessly flows from one subject to the next. From wellness to hospice, Elder Care in Occupational Therapy, Second Edition offers a broad yet detailed discussion of occupational therapy practice that is devoted to older adults. A wide variety of topics are covered in a concise format, such as historical perspectives, theoretical insights, the aging process, and current interventional strategies, to name a few. Twenty informative appendices are also included that clarify issues such as Medicare coverage, community and clinical living arrangements, client-centered practice, exercise programs, evidence-based practice, and a summary of the newly adopted Occupational Therapy Practice Framework: Domain and Process.".Topical name: Terapia ocupacional | Idosos | Adaptação das residências | Envelhecimento | Saúde mental | Morte | Deficiências físicas | Quedas | Mobilidade | Terapia pela arte | Condução CDU: 615.851.3*ID Online Resources: Acesso livre Google books List(s) this item appears in: Terapia ocupacional
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Índice
Dedication, p. V
Acknowledgments, p. XIII
About the Author, p. XV
Introduction, p. XVII
Unit 1 Older Aclults and Gerontic Occupational Therapy, p. 1

Chapter 1 A Historical Outlook, p. 3
Gerontic Occupational Therapy—A Definition, p. 3
Historical Perspectives, p. 4

Chapter 2 Conceptual Models, Demographics, Life Development, and
Occupational Activities, p. 7
Conceptual Models Useful in Gerontic Occupational Therapy, p. 7
Demographics of the Current and the Projected Elderly Population, p. 11
Life Development in the Later Years: Theories of Aging and Development, p. 12
Work, Retirement, Recreational, and Leisure Activities, p. 16

Chapter 3 Problems Arising in Caring for the Elderly, p. 19
Abuse and Abandonment, p. 19
Caregiver Needs, p. 20

Chapter 4 Wellness, p. 21
New Implications for Occupational Therapy in Developing Well Elderly Programs, p. 21
Alternative Approaches in Gerontic Occupational Therapy, p. 24
The Community-Based Occupational Therapist as a Services Coordinator, p. 25
The Occupational Therapist as Ergonomist and Environmental Specialist, p. 27
The Home Environment as an Área of Concern in the Community, p. 28
The Occupational Therapist as Home Safety Consultant, p. 29
Occupational Therapists Collaborating With Architects
Regarding Housing and Institutional Needs, p. 30

Unit 1 References, p. 32
Case Studies 1 and 2, p. 35

Unit 2 Life Span Changes and the Elderly, Death, and Dying, p. 37

Chapter 5 Biological, Psychosocial, and Cognitive Considerations in Aging, p. 39
The Biological Factor, p. 39
The Gene Revolution in Medicine, p. 40
The Cardiovascular System, p. 41
Heart Disease and Related Conditions, p. 42
The Central Nervous System, p. 47
The Sensory System and the Aging Process, p. 54
The Genitourinary and Reproductive Systems, p. 62
The Pulmonary/Respiratory System, p. 65
The Gastrointestinal System, p. 67
The Somatosensory System (Touch and Pain), p. 70
The Muscular System, p. 70
The Skeletal System, p. 71

Chapter 6 Mental Health Concerns, p. 75
Mental Health and Psychosocial Disorders in Older Adults, p. 75
Late Life Depression, p. 75
Dementia Syndrome of Depression (Pseudodementia), p. 76
Somatization (Formerly Known as Hypochondriacal Neurosis), p. 76
Alcohol Abuse, p. 77
Schizophrenia, p. 77
Anxiety, p. 77
Summary, p. 78

Chapter 7 Drugs and the Elderly, p. 79
Drugs, Safe Drug Management, and the Elderly, p. 79
Revolution in the Drug Industry, p. 80

Chapter 8 Death, Dying, and Interventional Strategies With the Elderly, p. 81
Death, Dying, the Hospice Movement, and Caring for the Terminally III Older Adult, p. 81
Philosophical Considerations Involving Death, p. 82
Euthanasia, p. 83
Hospice—The Early Years and Present History, p. 83
The Role of Occupational Therapy in Hospice, p. 86
Unit 2 References, p. 88
Case Studies 3 and 4, p. 93

Unit 3 Occupational Therapy Work Settings, Documentation, and Intervention Approaches, p. 97

Chapter 9 Work Settings, p. 99
Hospice, p. 100
Acute Care Services, p. 100
Rehabilitation Settings, p. 100
Subacute Setting, p. 101
Long-Term Care, p. 101
Respite Care, p. 101
Acute Psychiatric Care, p. 101
Long-Term Psychiatric Facilities, p. 102
Adult Day Care, p. 102
Home Health Care, p. 102
Senior Center Program, p. 104
Continuing Care Retirement Communities, p. 104
Summary, p. 105

Chapter 10 Work Positions, p. 107
The Employee, p. 107
The Consultant, p. 107
The Private Contractor, p. 108
The Private Practitioner, p. 109
The Pros and Cons of Self-Employment, p. 110
Marketing Occupational Therapy Services, p. 110
The Clinician as Manager, p. 111

Chapter 11 Cultural Considerations, p. 115
Cultural Competency, p. 115
Cultural Communication and Occupational Therapy, p. 116

Chapter 12 Documentation, p. 117
The Evaluation, p. 11 7
The Intervention Plan, p. 11 7
The Initial Contact Note, p. 119
Progress Notes, p. 119
Re-Evaluation, p. 120
The Discharge/Discontinuation Report, p. 120
Specific Occupational Therapy Evaluation Formats and Checklists, p. 121
Specific Safety Checklists, p. 128
Resources Concerned With Evaluations and Assessment, p. 129

Chapter 13 Specific Intervention Programs and Modalities, p. 131
Cognitive Programming in Dementia, p. 131
Cognitive Programs and Modalities Useful With Brain Trauma and Neurological Disorders, p. 151

Chapter 14 Mental Health and the Older Adult, p. 159
Depression, p. 159
Therapeutic Group Programs for the Chronically III, p. 165
Socially Oriented Programs, p. 1 74
The Life Review and Reminiscence, p. 1 77
Developmentally Delayed Older Adults, p. 1 78

Chapter 15 Physical Disabilities and Occupational Therapy Intervention
Approaches, p. 183
Visual Dysfunction and Intervention for Older Adults, p. 183
Perception and Perceptual Motor Dysfunction, p. 198
Praxis and Apraxia, p. 199
Cerebrovascular Accident and Occupational Therapy Intervention Approaches, p. 202
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Occupational Therapy Intervention, p. 225
Cardiac Rehabilitation in Late Life, p. 229
Intervention for Parkinson's Disease, p. 233
Cancer and Occupational Therapy Intervention, p. 236
Diabetes Mellitus Type 2 and
Occupational Therapy Intervention, p. 239
Osteoarthritis and Occupational Therapy Intervention, p. 242

Chapter 16 Falls, Fear of Falling, and Fall Prevention, p. 251
Description, p. 251
Causes of Falls, p. 251
Occupational Therapy Intervention Regarding Fall Prevention in the Community, p. 252
Safety Assessment Tools, p. 254
Environmental Safety Concerns, p. 255
Occupational Therapy and Orthopedic Management, p. 258

Chapter 17 Seating, Positioning, and Wheeled Mobility Intervention, p. 269
Problems Involving Seating Systems, p. 269
Evaluations, Assessments, and Measurements in Seating, p. 271
Mobility Bases, p. 272
Wheelchair Orientation, p. 273
Seating Systems, p. 273
Problem Solving Involving Sacral Sitting/the Slider, p. 277
Wheelchair Transfer Techniques and Vehicle Safety Transit, p. 279
Wheelchair/Vehicle Safety Transport, p. 279

Chapter 18 Arts and Crafts as a Modality and Leisure Skill
Development, p. 283
Characteristics, p. 283
Task-Focused Activity Analysis, p. 283
Intervention Objectives, p. 284
Projects, p. 285
Leisure Skill Development, p. 286
Interest Checklists and Other Types of Assessments, p. 286
The Role of Occupational Therapy, p. 287

Chapter 19 Home Health, p. 289
Description, p. 289
Evaluations, p. 292
Intervention Concerns, p. 294
Home Modification, p. 306
Summary, p. 309

Chapter 20 Driving and the Older Adult, p. 311
Demographics, p. 311
The Clinical Assessment/Evaluation, p. 312
Vehicle Selection, p. 316
Van Selection, p. 317
Other Screening TooIs, p. 317
Behind-the-Wheel Assessment, p. 318
Recommendations to the Client, p. 319
Safe Driving Prevention Programs, p. 320
Surrendering the License, p. 320
Resources, p. 320

Chapter 21 Summary, p. 323
Unit 3 References, p. 324
Case Studies 5 through 12, p. 331


Appendix A Reimbursement Issues (including PPS) in the United States, p. 341
Appendix B PACE: The Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly
(United States), p. 363
Appendix C Evaluation and Assessment Resources in Gerontic Occupational Therapy, p. 367
Appendix D Associations and Organizations Relating to Gerontology, p. 383
Appendix E Healthy People 2010 (United States), p. 387
Appendix F Consciousness-Raising Programs to Promote Positive Attitudes Concerning the Elderly, p. 391
Appendix G Exercise Components for Well-Being and Fitness, p. 411
Appendix H Supplies, p. 413
Appendix I Living Arrangements and the Elderly, p. 427
Appendix J Modifying and Designing Living Arrangements, p. 431
Appendix K Universal Design, p. 435
Appendix L Assisted Living Facilities and Occupational Therapy, p. 441
Appendix M Ways in Which Color Contrast Can Be Achieved, p. 447
Appendix N Rethinking Preretirement Planning and the Role of Occupational Therapy, p. 449
Appendix O looking Beyond Intervention in Cardiovascular Accidents, p. 455
Appendix P An Emerging Opportunity: Life Care
Management and Occupational Therapy, p. 461
Appendix Q Client-Centered Practice, p. 465
Appendix R OT/OTA Roles and Relationships, p. 471
Appendix S Evidence-Based Practice, p. 479
Appendix T The Occupational Therapy Practice Framework: Domain and Process—A Summary, p. 487
Index, p. 491

Summary: "Elder Care in Occupational Therapy has been extensively revised into a new and completely updated second edition. This pragmatic text presents up-to-date information in a user-friendly format that seamlessly flows from one subject to the next. From wellness to hospice, Elder Care in Occupational Therapy, Second Edition offers a broad yet detailed discussion of occupational therapy practice that is devoted to older adults. A wide variety of topics are covered in a concise format, such as historical perspectives, theoretical insights, the aging process, and current interventional strategies, to name a few. Twenty informative appendices are also included that clarify issues such as Medicare coverage, community and clinical living arrangements, client-centered practice, exercise programs, evidence-based practice, and a summary of the newly adopted Occupational Therapy Practice Framework: Domain and Process."

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