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Purposeful Activites

An activity used during intervention that is goal directed and may be viewed as meaningful-typically has an end product

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Activity

State or condition of being involved

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Areas of Occupation

Various life activities, including activities of daily living, instrumental activities of daily living, education, work, play, leisure, social

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Media

Objects/materials used to facilitate change

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Goal

End towards which effort is directed

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Habit Training

Routine and occupational development to help patient

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Strength

Focus is on getting stronger

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Activity Tolerance

Focus is on increasing time spent on a activity

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Function

Action for which a person is specifically fitted

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Client

Term is used when working in mental health facility or training center

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Independence

State or condition of being self reliant

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Occupational Therapy

A practice that uses goal directed activities to promote independence in function

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Occupation

Activity in which one engages

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Occupational Centered Activities

Performed in natural settings-info is retained better and client more motivated

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Occupational Therapist

OT-more extensive education

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Occupational Therapy Practitioner

OT and OTA

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Patient

Term is used when working in hospitals or rehab setting

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Therapy

Treatment of an illness or disability

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Preparatory Activities

Help get client ready for purposeful activities-ROM, exercise, strength, stretch

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Contrived Activity

Made up of activities that may include some of the same skills required for the occupation-used to help stimulate the actual activity

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Occupational Performance

The ability to carry out activity of daily life

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Occupational Therapy Assistant

OTA-works under supervision of OT

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Purposeful Occupation

Involves the intricate interplay of the mind and body which cannot be separated if the human being is to engage in activity

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Therapeutic Use of Self (TUOS)

You are the tool to get the job done-must have knowledge of patients needs, appreciation for pain and try to reduce/remove it, gentle firmness.
Ex. Good judgement, use of hands, communication

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Philosophy

"Meaning of human life and the significance of the world of which man finds himself"