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Issue Date: March 01, 1990
Published Online: June 03, 2014
Updated: June 13, 2018
A Day Treatment Program for Persons With AIDS
Author Affiliations
  • Linda Gutterman, OTR, is Rehabilitation Coordinator of the Village Nursing Home’s AIDS Day Treatment Program, 133 West 20th Street, New York, New York 10011
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Health and Wellness / Pediatric Evaluation and Intervention / Practice
Research Article   |   March 01, 1990
A Day Treatment Program for Persons With AIDS
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, March 1990, Vol. 44, 234-237. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.44.3.234
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, March 1990, Vol. 44, 234-237. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.44.3.234
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Abstract

This paper describes the Village Nursing Home’s day treatment program for persons with AIDS, with an emphasis on the role of occupational therapy and the outcomes of occupational therapy interventions. The clients’ demographics are included, and a general program philosophy of clients’ empowerment is discussed. The health promotion framework and the use of holistic modalities address the spiritual aspect of the individual and how occupational therapy and spirituality might interconnect.