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The meaning of social activism to older adults in Ireland
(Association of Occupational Science, 2012)
There has been an upsurge of social activism amongst older adults in Ireland, which was particularly evident during the ‘medical card’ protests in Dublin in October 2008. This study used phenomenological interviews to ...
Inpatient occupational therapists hand-splinting practice for clients with stroke: a cross-sectional survey from Ireland.
(Medknow Publications for Associacion Ayuda Enfermo Neuroquirurgico (Association for Helping Neurosurgical Sick People), 2011)
Introduction: Hand splinting after stroke is a common practice despite inadequate evidence. This warrants a better understanding of the therapists’ splinting practice, to develop clinically meaningful treatment options. ...
The impact of social anxiety on the occupational participation of third-level students
(NUI Galway, 2015)
[No abstract available]
Individual perspectives on the Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) as an intervention in mental health care
(A D G Ltd., 2016-07)
Objective: This study explored the experience of individuals with mental health difficulties who completed the Wellness Recovery Action Plan (W.R.A.P.) intervention. Participant perspectives on the therapeutic elements of ...
Planning effective clinical teaching encounters for Occupational Therapy Students: strategies to improve bedside teaching
(NUI Galway, 2012-04-20)
[No abstract available]
Community Occupational Therapy for people with dementia and family carers (COTiD-UK) versus treatment as usual: study protocol for the Valuing Active Life in Dementia (VALID) multi-centre, pragmatic randomised trial
(BioMed Central, 2016-02-03)
Background A community-based occupational therapy intervention for people with mild to moderate dementia and their family carers (Community Occupational Therapy in Dementia (COTiD)) was found clinically and cost effective ...
The impact of social anxiety on occupational participation in college life
(Taylor & Francis, 2017-02-26)
Social anxiety is a reality for many college students. This study explored the impact of social anxiety on the occupational participation in daily life of six Irish students. Semi-structured interviews were used to explore ...
Occupational therapy-led interventions for people with anxiety disorders - impact on functioning and mental health symptoms
(Royal College of Occupational Therapists, 2018-06-11)
Anxiety is prevalent and is associated with loss of functioning in occupations like work and household management (Kessler et al, 2009). But the effectiveness of occupational therapy interventions to improve functioning ...
Making internationalisation a reality for occupational therapy students (MIROTS) - a community engagement project
(Community Knowledge Initiative, NUI Galway, 2017-06-14)
Occupational therapists support and enable people to partake in occupations or activities that are important to them; that they need/want/are expected to do. Occupational therapists are increasingly involved in services ...
Enablers and challenges to occupational therapists’ research engagement: A qualitative study
(SAGE Publications, 2017-08-11)
Introduction: To develop occupational therapy s evidence base and improve its clinical outcomes, occupational therapists must increase their research involvement. Barriers to research consumption and leadership are well ...