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Occupational Therapy in Housing: Building on Firm Foundations

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Occupational Therapy in Housing: Building on Firm Foundations

Occupational Therapy in Housing: Building on Firm Foundations
Wiley | February 13, 2006 | ISBN-10: 1861565003 | 272 pages | PDF | 1.7 MB

This book provides practitioners with the foundations onto which they can build their own understanding and practice within housing.It is based on two fundamental principles: the importance of homes becoming enabling environments, and promoting user-centred services. The authors argues that occupational therapists working in the distinct context of housing require additional background knowledge and professional skills to those used within healthcare settings.
* Explores a broad range of theory bases and developing practice within the area of occupational therapy in housing
* Presents a vast array of knowledge, research and experience
* Written by occupational therapists working as practitioners, educators and managers, alongside academics in the social policy and disability issues