Occupational Therapy: A Case Study

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“In occupational therapy, occupations refer to the everyday activities that people do as individuals, in families and with communities to occupy time and bring meaning and purpose to life… (World Federation of Occupational Therapy [WFOT], 2012). The primary objective of occupational therapy is to assist people of all ages and capabilities, in getting back to their everyday routine after a traumatic experience or injury. It is a client based health profession, and involves continuing assessments to determine an individual’s wants and needs in life, and any complications that may arise from these – this is known as a client’s “occupation/s” (WFOT, 2012). Once the client’s occupations have been established and the relevant complications determined,