An Occupational Perspective of Health

An Occupational Perspective of Health

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Examines the relationship between occupation, health, and ill-health explores the occupational experience within populations and offers information critical to the practice of occupational therapy. Based on extensive studies of human history and occupation, the author takes a holistic approach of health in line with that of the World Health Organization, examining the necessity for occupational therapists and their role in promoting health and well-being for all people.Statements by occupational therapists suggest a view within the profession that occupation is central to the human experience. ... It includes aquot;activities that are playful, restful, serious, and productive, aquot; that are aquot;carried out by individuals in their own unique waysaquot; ... Locke J. An Essay Concerning Humane Understanding.

Title:An Occupational Perspective of Health
Author:Ann Allart Wilcock
Publisher:SLACK Incorporated - 2006-01-01


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