Model of Human Occupational Screening Tool

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Model of Human Occupational Screening Tool

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MOHOST

A screening assessment tool used by occupational therapists and based on the Model of Human Occupation. The measure includes items related to a client’s motivation for and patterns of activity, communication and interactive skills, cognitive skills, and living environment, viewed from the perspective of everyday activities.
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Therapists reported appreciating the flexibility of the data gathering method of the MOHOST (version 1.
The current study provides evidence in support of the conclusion that the MOHOST (version 1.
Since the development of the MOHOST reflected an effort to address many of the issues faced in contemporary practice, the therapists who participated in this study were asked to provide anecdotal feedback on their experiences with the MOHOST.
Therapists in this study reported that the MOHOST could be used with clients who did not have the ability to verbally self report or participate in formalised assessment procedures.
The therapists in this study did indeed find that using the MOHOST initially required more time, as with any new initiative.
Therapists stated that the MOHOST provided them with a "tool for thinking" and for reflecting on a client's occupational life.
The MOHOST provided the therapists with a strong occupation focused framework which fed into promoting their unique contribution to health: that of engagement in occupation.