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Therapeutic Agent – Have You Got It ?. By Anna Nicholls Occupational Therapist / Ergonomist. Introduction. Practice Scholars Network. By Dunton 1919. Occupation is as necessary to life as food and drink. Every human being should have both physical and mental occupation

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Therapeutic agent have you got it

Therapeutic Agent – Have You Got It ?

By

Anna Nicholls

Occupational Therapist / Ergonomist


Introduction

Introduction


Therapeutic agent have you got it

Practice Scholars Network


By dunton 1919

By Dunton 1919

  • Occupation is as necessary to life as food and drink.

  • Every human being should have both physical and mental occupation

  • All should have occupations which they enjoy, or hobbies

  • Sick minds, sick bodies and sick souls may be healed through occupation


Foundation of occupational therapy

Foundation of Occupational Therapy

  • Foundations of Occupational Therapy – “Human is an occupational being for whom occupation is a basic need”

  • Extending this, anything reducing a humans ability to engage in occupation has the potential to negatively affect the health and well being of the individual even to generate pathology


Core of the model

Core of the Model

  • Knowing What

  • Knowing How

  • Therapeutic Agent


Knowing what

Knowing What ?

Foundation Sciences

  • Anatomy

  • Physiology

  • Social Theories

  • Occupational therapy theories

  • Systems

  • Legal requirements

  • Research


Knowing how

Knowing How ?

  • How to do a shower assessment

  • How to do a home visit

  • How to do a FCA

  • How do you measure a patient for a wheelchair

  • How to teach manual handling skills

  • How to do a worksite assessment


Therapeutic agent

Therapeutic Agent

  • Clinical and professional reasoning for each situation

  • Targeted and individual problem solving

  • More effective personal skills and competencies

  • Useful professional power for individuals advocate for people, for systems to change


Therapeutic use of self

Therapeutic Use of Self

  • The term “Therapeutic use of self” – it is defined as:

  • “The therapists conscious efforts to optimize their interaction with clients. It is the planned use of his or her personality, insights, perceptions and judgements as part of the therapeutic process. “

  • (Taylor, Lee, Kielhofner, Kelkar (2009) Therapeutic use of self: A nationwide survey of practitioners’ attitudes and experiences. AMOT 63: 198-207.


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Injury management

Injury Management

Adjusting the JCU Model to Injury Management Model


Knowing what1

Knowing What

  • Health professionals

  • Legal professionals

  • Discrimination law

  • Legislation


Knowing how1

Knowing How

  • How to write suitable duties programs

  • How to communicate with doctors

  • How to monitor an injured worker

  • How to complete the claim application

  • How to manage the cost of claims for a company

  • How to manage claims


Therapeutic agents

Therapeutic Agents

  • Therapeutic Use of Self

  • Good communicator

  • Very patient

  • Empathetic

  • But still goal and outcome focused

  • Persistent


Non therapeutic agents

Non – Therapeutic Agents

  • Burn out is common

  • Time limited

  • The wrong people doing the job

  • Qualified professionals are not immune to this

  • Collect data

  • Measure outcomes

  • Could a better outcome have been achieved with a different person involved in the case


Are you a therapeutic agent

Are you a Therapeutic Agent


So back to our model

So Back to our model

  • Knowing what

  • Knowing how

  • Therapeutic agents

  • Do you have all of these in place – are they the best for the job and giving you a holistic view to best support the person


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Acknowledgements

Acknowledgements

  • Yvonne Thomas at the OT Department, James Cook University

  • Practice Scholars Network – all the therapists and academics involved

  • Staff at NQTS

  • My patients and customers over many years who have facilitated my learning

  • And Bill Neven


The end

The End

Thank You……..

…………………any questions?


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