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.

Examples of Occupational therapy in a sentence

  • It has been accepted for inclusion in Journal of Occupational Therapy Education by an authorized editor of Encompass.

  • Action on approval of the 66.0301 Occupational Therapy Services Agreement for the 2020-2021 fiscal year.

  • The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) has identified the doctorate level as the preferred path of entry into the profession.

  • Student scores on this brief measure of EI were correlated with scoring on the American Occupational Therapy Association’s Level II Fieldwork Performance Evaluation (FWPE) form.

  • October 14, 2014- Occupational Therapy Evaluation [J0520-J0524] 39.


More Definitions of Occupational therapy

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 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 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.
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 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 the evaluation, planning and implementation of a program of purposeful activities to develop or maintain adaptive skills necessary to achieve the maximal physical and mental functioning of the individual in his daily pursuits. The practice of "occupational therapy" includes, but is not limited to, evaluation and treatment of individuals whose abilities to cope with the tasks of living are threatened or impaired by developmental [deficits] disabilities, the aging process, learning disabilities, poverty and cultural differences, physical injury or disease, psychological and social disabilities, or anticipated [disfunction] dysfunction, using (A) such treatment techniques as task-oriented activities to prevent or correct physical or emotional [deficits] disabilities or to minimize the disabling effect of these [deficits] disabilities in the life of the individual, (B) such evaluation techniques as assessment of sensory motor abilities, assessment of the development of self-care activities and capacity for independence, assessment of the physical capacity for prevocational and work tasks, assessment of play and leisure performance, and appraisal of living areas for [the handicapped] persons with disabilities, (C) specific occupational therapy techniques such as activities of daily living skills, the fabrication and application of splinting devices, sensory motor activities, the use of specifically designed manual and creative activities, guidance in the selection and use of adaptive equipment, specific exercises to enhance functional performance and treatment techniques for physical capabilities for work activities. Such techniques are applied in the treatment of individual patients or clients, in groups or through social systems. Occupational therapy also includes the establishment and modification of peer review.
Occupational therapy means services provided by a qualified occupational therapist or services provided under the direction or supervision of a qualified occupational therapist and includes: (Regulations Governing the Licensure of Occupational Therapists (18VAC85-80-10 et seq.); 34 CFR 300.34(c)(6))