lifestyle redesign

lifestyle redesign

A comprehensive customized program of community-based occupational therapy, intended to improve daily work, recreation, and health practices as well as the social interactions of independently living people, esp. older adults.
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Tim will share tips, tricks and insights for undergoing a lifestyle redesign, the art of reinvention and how to be productive with less hours.
The principles of Lifestyle Redesign include emphasis on social support, application of health-related knowledge, use of resources, focus on daily life activities in multiple settings, attention to life circumstances that affect risk, and individualization.
At the end of this study the authors produced a Lifestyle Redesign manual which summarises the programme model.
In adapting the Lifestyle Redesign programme to fit the Aotearoa New Zealand context it would be important to incorporate a Maori perspective of health.
Currently, international evidence supports the success of occupational therapy intervention in primary health care promotion (Clark et al., 1997; Mountain et al., 2008), whether through the Lifestyle Redesign programme or in conjunction with other strategies (Scott, Butin,Tewfik, Burkardt, Mandel, & Nelson 2001).
Moreover, the Lifestyle Redesign is an internationally renowned programme that can be used to guide the implementation of health promotion grounded in occupational therapy.
Over three years, 361 seniors received either group-based lifestyle redesign interventions led by an occupational therapist, or group-based social activities led by a non-professional, or no intervention at all.