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The need for occupational therapists in geriatric nursing homes
Author(s)Sylvia Rodger
Journal titleBritish Journal of Occupational Therapy, vol 47, no 6, June 1984
Pagespp 185-186
KeywordsOccupational therapy ; Nursing homes ; Australia.
AnnotationThe contribution occupational therapists can make to comprehensive geriatric care is highlighted in this article. It emphasises how the philosophy of the profession, as well as the training graduates receive, equip occupational therapists to aid in the maintenance of health and well-being in older patients. The specific skills occupational therapists possess which enable them to make a unique contribution to geriatric treatment teams are detailed. (AKM).
Accession NumberCPA-930713017 A
ClassmarkLOH: LHB: 7YA *

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