Beth Ann Walker, AJ Ehrlich, Hannah Masemore, Kristen Taft, Carolyn Tuttle, Hannah Young; Exploring the Implications for OT Practice To Facilitate Aging in Place. Am J Occup Ther 2019;73(4_Supplement_1):7311515350. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2019.73S1-PO5018
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Date Presented 04/05/19
A thematic synthesis of the implications for practice related to OT and aging in place found across available literature revealed six themes: client-centered care, autonomy, home modifications, community mobility, social participation, and caregiving. Clinicians should provide client-centered practice that emphasizes autonomy and individualized home modifications, reduces isolation, promotes accessibility within communities, and reduces caregiver burden.
Primary Author and Speaker: Beth Ann Walker
Additional Authors and Speakers: AJ Ehrlich, Hannah Masemore, Kristen Taft, Carolyn Tuttle, Hannah Young
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