We have updated our Privacy Policy Please take a moment to review it. By continuing to use this site, you agree to the terms of our updated Privacy Policy.

Key Skills for Housing Adaptations

Paperback / ISBN-13: 9781839974465

Price: £24.99

ON SALE: 18th January 2024

Genre: Medicine / Nursing & Ancillary Services / Occupational Therapy

Select a format:

ebook

Disclosure: If you buy products using the retailer buttons above, we may earn a commission from the retailers you visit.

Key Skills for Housing Adaptations delves into the crucial role occupational therapists play in helping people with additional needs adapt their homes in order to give them a better quality of life. Highlighting the long-term benefits environmental adjustments can afford, this accessible and practical book combines key skills needed to carry out home adaptations, from professional reasoning skills and cultural considerations to relevant legislation and the roles and remits of people working in the field.

Supplemented with knowledge checks preceding every chapter, practical exercises, and case studies as well as digital resources including examples of architectural plans and videos that bring the theory to life, this is a comprehensive and essential tool for both new and seasoned occupational therapists looking to make a positive impact on clients’ home lives.

What's Inside

Read More Read Less

Reviews

As this book rightly points out, nothing replaces 'on the job' experience. However, this certainly comes a close second. This really is the go-to manual for all OT's, not only venturing into the world of adaptations, but as a refresher for all of us working in the field and a reminder of the unique skill set we have. It is great to see information relating to all UK countries and its contributors are experts in the field, so the readers are in good hands!
Jacquel Runnalls, Specialist Housing Occupational Therapist and RCOT Specialist Section in Housing’s Co-opted Lead on Accessibility and Inclusive Design
This textbook is a road map for the assessment and provision of home adaptations and is a must-have book for Occupational Therapists or any team delivering home adaptations.
Catherine Young, Housing & Assistive Technology Team Manager, South Gloucestershire Council