Occupational Therapy with Aging Adults - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 1st Edition
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
Teach your students to work holistically, creatively, and collaboratively when caring for geriatric patients with Karen Frank Barney and Margaret Perkinson’s Occupational Therapy with Aging Adults. Emphasizing evidence-based practice and a collaborative, interdisciplinary approach, this brand-new text walks students through the full range of geriatric occupational therapy practice. The authors have included: the conceptual foundations and principles of gerontological occupational therapy, age- and psychosocial-related changes, the functional environment of older adults, the continuum of care, and the attributes, responsibilities, and roles involved in gerontological occupational therapy. The text also covers topical OT issues that are unique to an aging population — such as ethical approaches to treatment; the epidemiology of global aging; nutrition and oral health concerns; pharmacological issues; low vision interventions; and assistive technology supports — to ensure your students are well
-versed in every aspect of this key practice area.
- UNIQUE! Intraprofessional and interprofessional approach to intervention emphasizes working holistically and collaboratively in serving older adults.
- Case examples help you learn to apply new information to actual patient situations.
- Questions at the end of each chapter can be used for discussion or other learning applications.
- Chapter on evidence-based practice discusses how to incorporate evidence into the clinical setting.
- Chapter on ethics provides a deeper understanding of how to address challenging ethical dilemmas.
- UNIQUE! Chapter on the wide range of physiological changes among the aging patient population highlights related occupational performance issues.
- UNIQUE! Chapter on oral health explores the challenges faced by older adults.
Section I: Conceptual Foundations of Gerontological Occupational Therapy 1. Gerontological OT: Conceptual Frameworks, Historical Contexts, & Practice Principles, Perkinson & Barney 2. Ethical and Legal Aspects of Occupational Therapy Practice with Older Adults, Needham, Luetkemeyer, Lohman, & Mu 3. Looming Disease Burden Associated with the Aging Process: Implications for OT Practice, Andresen, Cannell, Akhtar, Barney 4. Theoretical Models Relevant to Gerontological Occupational Therapy Practice, Hocking & Meltzer 5. Foundations of Evidence-Based Gerontological Occupational Therapy Practice, Krieger, Tao, & Royeen 6. Approaches to Screening and Assessment in Gerontological Occupational Therapy, Bear-Lehman, Chippendale, & Albert 7. Occupational Therapy Intervention Process with Aging Adults, Lysack Section II: Age-Related Biological System Changes and Gerontological Occupational Therapy 8. Musculoskeletal System Changes with Aging: Implications for Occupational Therapy, Hayes, Herning, & Gonzalez-Snyder 9. Physiological and Neurological System Changes with Aging and Related Occupational Therapy Interventions, Morley, Patel, VanPuymbrook, Schwartz, & Barney 10. Occupational Therapy Interventions for Older Adults with Low Vision, Newsham-Beckley 11. Nutrition, Occupational Performance & the Phenomenology of Food in Later Life, Lo, Desai, Moss, & Henderson-Kalb 12. Oral Health for the Aging Adult, Blanchard, Barker, & Hyde 13. Pharmacology, Pharmacy, and the Aging Adult: Implications for Occupational Therapy, Behrenholtz Levy & Barney Section III: Aging-Related Psychosocial Changes and Gerontological Occupational Therapy 14. Cognitive Executive Abilities in Aging and Everyday Life, Han, Parker, & McDowd 15. Cognitive Impairment, Dementia, and Occupational Therapy Interventions, Kempf, Schwarz, Desai, & Perkinson 16. Mental Health and Common Psychiatric Disorders Associated with Aging, Stoffel, Lee, Schwartz, & Grossberg 17. Spirituality and Aging, Ellor & Bowen 18. Successful Aging, de Medeiros, Jackson, & Perkinson Section IV: The Functional Environment of Aging Adults and Gerontological Occupational Therapy 19. The Physical Environment and Aging, Rowles, Perkinson, & Barney 20. Driving and Transportation: Dementia as a Model for Evaluation, Decision-Making, and Planning, Carr & Hunt 21. Assistive Technology: Supports for Aging Adults, Furphy, Lindstom, & Burdick 22. Families and Aging: The Lived Experience, Karasch Behr & Tebb Section V: Continuum of Care and Gerontological Occupational Therapy 23. U.S. Health Care System Overview and the Occupational Therapy Services Interface, Meret-Hanke & Barney 24. The Role of Occupational Therapy in Acute & Sub-Acute Care with Aging Adults, Turek Koch & Flaherty 25. Long-Term Care: The Role of Occupational Therapists in Transformative Practice, Briller, Paul-Ward, & Whaley 26. Home: An Evolving Context for Health Care, Gitlin & Piersol Section VI: Trends and Innovations in Care for Aging Adults 27. Intraprofessional & Interprofessional Processes in Gerontological Care, Tumosa, Lach, Barney, & Orr 28. Occupational Therapists as Change Agents, Brodrick & Barry 29. Community-Based Models of Practice to Address Late Life Inequities: Examples from the UK, Pollard, Sakellariou, Pollard, & Harrison 30. The Future of Gerontological Occupational Therapy, Barney & Perkinson
Karen Barney, PhD, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA, Professor Emerita; AOTF Development & Scholarship Committees; Founder, Transformative Justice Initiative & OT Transition and Integration Services; Chair, 2004-2013 Department of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy; Geriatric Education Center Faculty, 1990-2013; Interim Director, Prison Education Program, 2013-2015; Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO and Margaret Perkinson, PhD, FGSA, FAGHE, FSfAA, Past Director, Center on Aging, University of Hawaii