occupational performance

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action taken to fulfill a task.
performance components formerly, in occupational therapy, aspects of functional ability required for occupational performance; they were grouped into sensorimotor, cognitive, and psychological subcategories.
ineffective role performance a nursing diagnosis accepted by the North American Nursing Diagnosis Association, defined as patterns of behavior and self-expression that do not match the environmental context, norms, and expectations; this may be a change in self-perception or perception by someone else, a denial of role, a conflict between roles, a change in capacity to perform a role, or some other change.
occupational performance in occupational therapy, performance of all the activities that make up the individual's lifestyle; see also performance components.
role performance the fulfilling of an expected pattern of behavior.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

oc·cu·pa·tion·al per·for·mance

(ok'yū-pā'shŭn-ăl pĕr-fōr'măns)
Broadly, engagement in purposeful activity; such behavior has an organizing and integrating effect on psychological and social functioning; it is employed in occupational therapy to restore or maintain interest and self-confidence, overcome disability, or combat various features of physical or mental illness.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

occupational performance

In occupational therapy, a person's ability to perform the required activities, tasks, and roles of living.
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Such an approach proposes habilitation in the areas of occupational performance related to leisure, productivity and selfcare, provided they are endowed with meaning for the person and appropriate to their moment and context of life.
The experimental OT intervention was provided by the occupational therapists in addition to standard care and was based on the Canadian Model of Occupational Performance and Engagement [17].
They also had better physical, functional, emotional, and pain domains of the SF-36 questionnaire; better occupational performance evaluated by CPOM; and lower prevalences of limitation or pain in the upper and lower limbs than those patients with worse general adherence.
The most frequently reported OT role in CP management (n = 40/52; 76.9%) was to improve activities and participation and was distributed in the following way: enabling occupational engagement (n = 20; 38.5%) and occupational performance (n = 15; 28.8%), providing vocational rehabilitation (n = 11; 21.2%), promoting participation (n=5; 9.6%), promoting functional independence, mobility, and autonomy (n = 5; 9.6%), addressing occupational balance (n = 4; 7.7%), restoring occupational identity (n = 2; 3.8%), and limiting occupational injustice (n = 1; 1.9%).
Lowe, "Adapting the Canadian Occupational Performance Measure for use in a paediatric clinical trial," Disability and Rehabilitation, vol.
The Canadian Occupational Performance Measure as an outcome measure and team tool in a day treatment programme.
Our goal in conducting this study was to build a profile of the personality dimensions and dispositional traits of the signed language interpreter population that could be considered to be most predictive of occupational performance. In particular we were interested in exploring the following research questions:
Landy (Penn State U., deceased) and Conte (San Diego State U.) review the history of industrial and organizational psychology as a research field, and introduce individual differences as predictors of occupational performance, models of job performance, and theories about the motivation to work.
The findings are significant because decreases in IQ are associated with lower educational achievement and occupational performance, mental disorders, behavioral problems and even longevity, the researchers said.
It shall include the initiatives and solutions team for receiving and discussing internal and external programs, with the objective of improving the environmental work in the Sultanate and facilitating the administrative and procedural matters to develop the work and promote occupational performance. Moreover, the Ministry has prepared an awareness and media strategy to create an environmental culture and promote awareness among various segments of the community about the importance of preserving the Omani environment and conserving its natural resources in order to achieve sustainable development in the community.
Also negative effect of lighting quality and its efficiency on occupational performance, human temper, health, job satisfaction, and comfort has been studyied.

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