Role Emerging Occupational Therapy : Maximising Occupation Focussed Practice

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  • Creator edited by Miranda Thew [and others]
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Chichester, West Sussex : Blackwell Pub., 2011.
  • Physical Details
    • 1 online resource
  • ISBNs 9781444340006, 144434000X, 9781444339987, 1444339982, 140519782X, 9781405197823, 9781405197823
  • OCLC ocn714797085


  • Role Emerging Occupational Therapy: Maximising Occupation Focused Practice is written for an audience of occupational therapy practitioners, educators and students. This text offers an exploration of emerging innovative directions for the profession of occupational therapy with a focus upon the theory and application of role emerging placements. The book affords the reader an opportunity to explore how occupation focused practice can be applied to a wide variety of settings and circumstances in order to improve the health and well-being of a diverse range of people. Chapters cover relevant theor.


  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • Front Matter -- Background to Occupational Therapy, and Philosophy of Occupational Therapy and Emergence/Re-Emergence of Occupation-Focused Practice. Part Introduction -- Emerging Occupational Therapy Practice: Building on the Foundations and Seizing the Opportunities / Matthew Molineux, Sue Baptiste -- Models of Role Emerging Placements / Mary Edwards, Miranda Thew -- Current Examples of Emerging Practice for Occupational Therapists. Part Introduction -- Successful Role Emerging Placements: It is all in the Preparation / Yvonne Thomas, Sylvia Rodger -- The Student Experience of a Role Emerging Placement / Philippa Gregory, Lydia Quelch, Elisha Watanabe -- Promoting Well-Being in a Large Organisation: Challenges and Opportunities / Miranda Thew -- An Occupational Perspective of a Disability-Focused Employment Service / Sally Hall -- Promoting Occupational Therapy in a Community Health Centre / Barry Trentham, Lynn Cockburn -- Occupational Therapy: Making a Difference to People with Cardiac Failure in the Community / Emma Brown, Barbara Gurney -- Community Development / Deborah Windley -- Future of the Profession. Part Introduction -- Using Policy and Government Drivers to Create Role Emerging Opportunities / Lori Letts, Julie Richardson -- The Way Forward? / Sue Baptiste, Matthew Molineux -- Index
  • Philosophy and background to occupation focussed practice and occupational perspective / Matthew Molineux & Sue Baptiste -- Models of role emerging placements / Mary Edwards & Miranda Thew -- Successful role emerging placements : it's all in the preparation / Sylvia Roger & Yvonne Thomas -- The student's experience of a role emerging placement / Philippa Gregory, Lydia Quelch & Elisha Watanabe -- Promoting wellbeing in a large organisation : challenges and opportunities / Miranda Thew -- An occupational perspective of a disability-focused employment service / Sally Hall -- Promoting OT in a community health centre / Barry Trentham & Lynn Cockburn -- Occupational therapy : can it make a difference in community cardiac failure? / Emma Brown & Barbara Gurney -- Community development / Deborah Windley -- Policy and government drivers / Lori Letts & Julie Richardson -- The future of the profession / Sue Baptiste & Matthew Molineux
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