Tag Archives: Community Occupational Therapy Interventions

Reducing Pressures on Hospitals: Exploring the Potential Impact of Occupational Therapists (BBC News / COT / BAOT)

Summary A report from the College of Occupational Therapists demonstrates the role(s) which occupational therapists (and physiotherapists) can play in helping to reduce avoidable admissions / re-admissions to hospitals and subsequent delayed discharges of care in transitioning patients back into … Continue reading

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Hospital2Home Resource Pack for Housing and Care Integration (Housing LIN / Healthcare Today UK)

[A version of this item features in Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust), Volume 3 Issue 4, November 2012]. Summary A resource pack has been developed to support cross-sector co-operation across housing, health and social care. The “Hospital2Home” … Continue reading

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Occupational Therapy for Caregivers of People with Dementia: UK Literature Review

[A brief reference to this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Summary The Prime Minister’s Dementia Challenge, and the earlier National Dementia Strategy, both give high importance to … Continue reading

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Cognitive Rehabilitation in Elderly Patients with a Diagnosis of Dementia (BestBets / Cochrane / BMJ / BMC Geriatrics)

Summary This mini-systematic review from BestBets addresses a three-part question: does a cognitive rehabilitation programme for a population of elderly adults with a diagnosis of dementia actually improve their ability with activities of daily living? This review concludes that there are no significant … Continue reading

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Community Occupational Therapy Interventions: A Research Protocol

Abstract Effective interventions for people with dementia and their caregivers should involve specific implementation efforts. These efforts should ensure that Community Occupational Therapy in Dementia (COTiD) programmes are able to overcome barriers and be implemented optimally. A combined implementation strategy has been developed … Continue reading

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