Self-awareness predicts fitness to drive among adults referred to occupational therapy evaluation - Rosenfeld M, Goverover Y, Weiss P.
This study examines whether driver self-awarenes... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 7, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Mileage rate rise needed urgently for public sector staff
The government must act to raise mileage rates for all frontline public service staff who can’t do their jobs without vehicles, but are struggling with fuel costs, says UNISON today (Tuesday). HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has not increased the allowance in a decade. Workers affected include midwives attending home births, district nurses, social workers and pest control officers. UNISON says this means staff are effectively subsidising their employers, ​because they are paying much more for petrol than they can claim back, especially as ​fuel prices remain so high. The approved mileage rate set by the Treasu...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - November 1, 2022 Category: Food Science Authors: Anthony Barnes Tags: News Press release cost of living fuel crisis Source Type: news

Echoing mechanism of juvenile delinquency prevention and occupational therapy education guidance based on artificial intelligence - Hou F.
In this paper, in-depth research and analysis of juvenile delinquency prevention and occupational therapy education guidance using artificial intelligence are conducted, and its response mechanism is designed in this way. Two crime type prediction algorith... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 20, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Study protocol for a non-randomised controlled trial: community-based occupational therapy intervention on mental health for people with acquired brain injury (COT-MHABI) - Raya-Ruiz MA, Rodriguez-Bailon M, Casta ño-Monsalve B, Vidaña-Moya L, Fernández-Solano AJ, Merchán-Baeza JA.
INTRODUCTION: The sequelae of moderate-severe acquired brain injury (ABI) encompass motor, cognitive, sensory, emotional and behavioural areas that affect meaningful occupational participation and quality of life, with a high prevalence of associated menta... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 10, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Community-Based Prevention Source Type: news

Education and skills training interventions for adults with traumatic brain injury (TBI) (dates of review: 2013-2020) - Wheeler S, Davis D, Basch J, James G, Lehman B, Acord-Vira A.
Systematic Review Briefs provide a summary of the findings from systematic reviews developed in conjunction with the American Occupational Therapy Association's Evidence-Based Practice Program. Each Systematic Review Brief summarizes the evidence on a them... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 3, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Vision therapy interventions to support occupational performance for people with traumatic brain injury with visual symptoms (June 2013-October 2020) - Kaldenberg J, Newman R, Jimenez C, Walker M.
Systematic Review Briefs provide a summary of the findings from systematic reviews developed in conjunction with the American Occupational Therapy Association's Evidence-Based Practice Program. Each Systematic Review Brief summarizes the evidence on a them... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 3, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Animal-assisted therapy for patients with disorders of consciousness following a traumatic brain injury (June 2013-October 2020) - Weaver JA, Cogan AM, Watters K.
Systematic Review Briefs provide a summary of the findings from systematic reviews developed in conjunction with the American Occupational Therapy Association's Evidence-Based Practice Program. Each Systematic Review Brief summarizes the evidence on a them... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 3, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Noninvasive nerve stimulation for patients with disorders of consciousness following a traumatic brain injury (June 2013-October 2020) - Weaver JA, Cogan AM, Watters K.
Systematic Review Briefs provide a summary of the findings from systematic reviews developed in conjunction with the American Occupational Therapy Association's Evidence-Based Practice Program. Each Systematic Review Brief summarizes the evidence on a them... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 3, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: TBI Source Type: news

Occupational therapy interventions that address the psychosocial needs of clients with upper extremity injuries: a scoping review - Sanders T, Lewis-Kipkulei P.
A biomechanical or rehabilitative model is typically used in the treatment of upper extremity injuries, which places focus on the injured body part. Evidence has shown that psychosocial factors exist within this population and should be addressed. The purp... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 15, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Fall prevention in old people through occupational therapy home assessment, consultation and modification: a  process outline - Mohr S, Müller C, Hildebrand F, Laubach M.
Falls occur frequently in old people and are associated with relevant short-term and long-term trauma sequelae. Particularly in the light of demographic change, preventive measures such as falls prevention are increasingly gaining in importance. Occupation... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 10, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Chautauqua Physical & Occupational Therapy to merge into public health center
The deal will add three locations and additional services to the network of care sites. Plus, Roswell completes $6 million expansion; ECMC temporarily moving Amherst clinic; and Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center is partnering with Southtowns Radiology Associates. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 31, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Texas home health company opens Santa Fe location
Operating under the Klarus Home Health brand, the facility will provide skilled nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy and home health aides. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - August 15, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Chris Keller Source Type: news

Linking antiracist action from the classroom to practice - Johnson KR, Kirby A, Washington S, Lavalley R, Faison T.
In the wake of sociopolitical movements to address health inequities and race-based violence in the United States, there have been calls to take up antiracist practices in the occupational therapy profession. This call aligns with Vision 2025 and requires ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 1, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Occupational therapy students introduce disc golf to patients
Two brothers, who are each occupational therapy assistant students at Cabarrus College of Health Sciences, recently collected donations of valuable disc golf equipment to benefit the mental and physical health of inpatients at Atrium Health Behavioral Health Davidson. Watch to learn how the greater Charlotte area disc golf community stepped up to donate the equipment and how the brothers worked with their fieldwork educator to introduce patients to disc golf. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - July 1, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Atrium Health Source Type: news

Education leads to increased adherence to the 'Australian Competency Standards for Occupational Therapy Driver Assessors' - Fields SM, Unsworth CA, Harreveld B.
BACKGROUND: Occupational therapy competency standards provide an evidence-base to inform clinical best practice, however it is not known whether education about competency standards will increase occupational therapists' adherence to their use. AIMS/OBJECT... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news