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The meaning of social activism to older adults in Ireland
(Association of Occupational Science, 2012)
There has been an upsurge of social activism amongst older adults in Ireland, which was particularly evident during the ‘medical card’ protests in Dublin in October 2008. This study used phenomenological interviews to ...
Inpatient occupational therapists hand-splinting practice for clients with stroke: a cross-sectional survey from Ireland.
(Medknow Publications for Associacion Ayuda Enfermo Neuroquirurgico (Association for Helping Neurosurgical Sick People), 2011)
Introduction: Hand splinting after stroke is a common practice despite inadequate evidence. This warrants a better understanding of the therapists’ splinting practice, to develop clinically meaningful treatment options. ...
Individual perspectives on the Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) as an intervention in mental health care
(A D G Ltd., 2016-07)
Objective: This study explored the experience of individuals with mental health difficulties who completed the Wellness Recovery Action Plan (W.R.A.P.) intervention. Participant perspectives on the therapeutic elements of ...
Community Occupational Therapy for people with dementia and family carers (COTiD-UK) versus treatment as usual: study protocol for the Valuing Active Life in Dementia (VALID) multi-centre, pragmatic randomised trial
(BioMed Central, 2016-02-03)
Background A community-based occupational therapy intervention for people with mild to moderate dementia and their family carers (Community Occupational Therapy in Dementia (COTiD)) was found clinically and cost effective ...
The impact of social anxiety on occupational participation in college life
(Taylor & Francis, 2017-02-26)
Social anxiety is a reality for many college students. This study explored the impact of social anxiety on the occupational participation in daily life of six Irish students. Semi-structured interviews were used to explore ...
Enablers and challenges to occupational therapists’ research engagement: A qualitative study
(SAGE Publications, 2017-08-11)
Introduction: To develop occupational therapy s evidence base and improve its clinical outcomes, occupational therapists must increase their research involvement. Barriers to research consumption and leadership are well ...
Validating an Irish-language version of the Rivermead Behavioural Memory Test - Second Edition
(Ingenta Connect, 2014-04)
This study translates and assesses the psychometric properties of an Irish-language version of the Rivermead Behavioural Memory Test - Second Edition (Wilson et al 2003), a screening measure for memory impairment in adults.
Evaluating the feasibility and preliminary efficacy of a Cognitive Occupation-Based programme for people with Multiple Sclerosis (COB-MS): protocol for a feasibility cluster-randomised controlled trial
(BMC (part of Springer Nature), 2020-03-17)
Background Cognitive difficulties experienced by people with multiple sclerosis (MS) impact their quality of life and daily functioning, from childcare and work, to social and self-care activities. Despite the high ...
Occupational therapy interventions for multiple sclerosis: A scoping review
(Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2020-07-09)
We reviewed the evidence regarding the effectiveness of occupational therapy interventions in improving outcomes for adults with multiple sclerosis. Method We completed a scoping review of literature in the area of ...