Item description for Occupational Role Performance in the Presence of Disability - A Qualitative Study of the Perceptions of a Group of Men over Sixty by Anne Hillman...
Satisfactory performance in personally valued roles is known to be important to a sense of purpose and well-being in everyday life, yet there is little understanding of how the concept of role might be used by the role performer. People recovering from stroke frequently do not resume roles that they previously held and valued, yet this problem is often not effectively addressed in rehabilitation. This study used the conceptual framework of the Occupational Performance Model (Australia) (Chapparo & Ranka, 1997) to examine how a group of men perceived their own occupational role performance following a disabling stroke. Inductive analysis of the data showed that participants used the concept of role to organise their own occupational performance in terms of meaning, personal abilities and time. This book uses the information suggested by the data to discuss the nature of occupational role performance in ways that develop and extend the construct of occupational performance role as described by Chapparo and Ranka and other occupational therapy researchers. It is addressed to health professionals, health educators, and researchers who are working with people with chronic disability.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 17.8" Width: 6.5" Height: 0.7" Weight: 0.9 lbs.
Release Date Sep 12, 2007
Publisher VDM Verlag Dr. Mueller e.K.
ISBN 3836427818 ISBN13 9783836427814
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More About Anne Hillman
Anne Hillman mentors groups and individuals who seek a mature spirituality. An author and educator, her writing and experiential learning groups are an invitation to step into a creative framework larger than those our cultures tend to offer. Educated at Smith College, she was originally a classical musician, singer and choral conductor, and later received a Masters degree in Adult Learning and Organization Development from Boston University. She became a consultant and for twenty years helped a broad spectrum of organizations tap new levels of group functioning and creativity in times of rapid change. Since 1978, she has explored the internal aspects of social change???an inquiry into the kinds of interior development that can contribute to fundamental changes in a culture. She is the author of The Dancing Animal Woman???A Celebration of Life. Her articles have appeared in national journals and in newspapers and her poetry in several anthologies. She is certified by the graduate Institute