Occupational therapy definition

Occupational therapy means services provided by a qualified occupational therapist, and includes:
Occupational therapy means the services provided by a professional licensed under ORS 675.240 that are defined under the approved State Medicaid Plan, except that the amount, duration, and scope specified in the State Medicaid Plan do not apply.
Occupational therapy means the functional evaluation and treatment of individuals whose ability to adapt or cope with the task of living is threatened or impaired by developmental deficiencies, physical injury or illness, the aging process, or psychological disability. The treatment utilizes task-oriented activities to prevent or correct physical and emotional difficulties or minimize the disabling effect of these deficiencies on the life of the individual.

Examples of Occupational therapy in a sentence

  • UNIT III Care of mentally ill: Day-care centre, night-care centre, half-way-home, sheltered workshop, Occupational therapy units - Role of social worker and role of voluntary organisations.Role of voluntary organisations, governmental-agencies and paraprofessionals in the welfare of mentally ill.

  • Rehabilitation and Acts: Occupational therapy - Principles and practice - Psychosocial rehabilitation.Mental Health Act, 1987.

More Definitions of Occupational therapy

Occupational therapy means the use of any occupation or creative activity for remedial purposes to retrain the patient in work activities (school, home management, and employment). Occupational Therapy is directed toward the coordination of finer, more delicate movements than Rehabilitation/Physical Therapy, such as coordination of fingers, to the sick or injured person’s highest attainable skills.
Occupational therapy means the functional evaluation of the student and the planning and use of a program of purposeful activities to develop or maintain adaptive skills, designed to achieve maximal physical and mental functioning of the student in his or her daily life tasks.
Occupational therapy means therapy provided by an occupational therapist or an occupational therapy assistant who provides therapy under the supervision of a licensed occupational therapist. Occupational therapist and occupational therapy assistants are licensed by the state of Michigan under 1978 PA 368, MCL 333.1101 et seq.
Occupational therapy means a program of care ordered by a Physician which is for the purpose of improving the physical, cognitive and perceptual disabilities that influence the Covered Person’s ability to perform functional tasks related to normal life functions or occupations, and which is for the purpose of assisting the Covered Person in performing such functional tasks without assistance.
Occupational therapy means the therapeutic use of pur- poseful and meaningful occupations to evaluate and treat individ- uals of all ages who have a disease, disorder, impairment, activity limitation or participation restriction that interferes with their abil- ity to function independently in daily life roles and environments and to promote health and wellness.
Occupational therapy means services provided by a qualified occupational therapist, and includes the following:
Occupational therapy means medically prescribed treatment provided by or under the supervision of a licensed occupational therapist, to restore or improve an individual’s ability to perform tasks required for independent func- tioning.