Research Platform  |   July 2017
An Action Research Approach to Occupational Therapy Discharge Planning in the Acute Care Setting
Author Affiliations
  • Brenau University
Article Information
Advocacy / Ethics / Geriatrics/Productive Aging / Multidisciplinary Practice / Neurologic Conditions / Professional Issues / Rehabilitation, Participation, and Disability / Basic Research
Research Platform   |   July 2017
An Action Research Approach to Occupational Therapy Discharge Planning in the Acute Care Setting
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2017, Vol. 71, 7111505068p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-RP202B
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2017, Vol. 71, 7111505068p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-RP202B
Abstract

Date Presented 3/31/2017

Using action research, acute care occupational therapists explored current discharge planning practices and through consensus implemented and evaluated several strategies to improve their discharge planning skills. Increased visibility and good communication were the primary focus of the selected action plans.

Primary Author and Speaker: Helene Smith-Gabai