Law M, Baptiste S, McColl M, Opzoomer A, Polatajko H, Pollock N (1990) The Canadian Occupational Performance
Measure: An Outcome Measure for Occupational Therapy.
It takes the occupational therapist about 15 minutes (depending on how many days the inventories were completed) to generate a list of occupations in which the client engaged over the specified period of time, classify them into categories of occupational performance
as defined in the American Occupational Therapy Association's (2002) practice framework (Activities of Daily Living [ADLs], Instrumental Activities of Daily Living [IADLs], Education, Work, Play, Leisure, and Social Participation), tally the frequency with which each occupation was entered in the inventories, request the client to rank the occupations in the list in order of importance in helping him/her achieve the stated mission in life, and calculate the client's occupational performance
The COPM was aimed to measure meaningful occupational performance
, written down as activities of daily living capturing self-care, productivity, leisure activities, and religion.
Regarding the relationships between mood and other characteristics, it was noted that as mood improved, fatigue decreased and occupational performance
and psychological function increased.
Knowledge of children's sensory strengths and concerns will facilitate development of appropriate intervention to increase children's occupational performance
and participation in family activities.
Pertinent aspects of these domains are recognised as environmental conditions contributing to occupational performance
issues (OPIs) in stage 3 of the OPPM, and as resources for resolving these OPIs in stage 4 (Fearing et al.
Group programmes are fundamental to the unit's inpatient services as they provide an opportunity for learning, engaging with others, and development of occupational performance
skills to support graded re-entry into the community.
Some participants strongly disagreed with the statement saying that their role was not limited to these two components claiming that "The role of OT in physical acute care is about understanding a person's occupational performance
and addressing any dysfunction".
The learned occupational performance
role that happens in the final stages of recovery and is reported to be associated with psychosocial dysfunction (Cronin Mosey, 1996).
The previous section identified occupational performance
issues that will impact on the provision of an individually based programme of activities for residents.
Abbreviations: AUC = area under the curve, COPM = Canadian Occupational Performance
Measure, DIP = Disability and Impact Profile, IPA = Impact on Participation and Autonomy, ROC = receiver operating characteristic, SIP68 = Sickness Impact Profile, VU = Vrije Universiteit.
of Wisconsin-Milwaukee) offer a text containing 55 chapters, organized by the PEO model - for beginning students and occupational therapists working with clients with mental health conditions using an occupational performance
, client-centered, and evidence-based approach that is grounded in theory.