Occupational Therapists PubMed Search

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Occupational therapy: Skilled treatment that helps individuals achieve independence in all facets of their lives. It assists in the development of skills needed for independent living.

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Occupational therapy is a profession concerned with promoting health and well-being through occupation. The primary goal of occupational therapy is to enable people to participate fully in the activities of their everyday life. Occupational therapists help their clients cope with demands, adapt to tasks, and overcome challenges in their everyday lives. They do this by using a person's usual daily activities and tasks (their "occupations") in a therapeutic way.
Source: OT Australia

To become an occupational therapist in Australia, a person must first meet the entry requirements of one of the Australian institutions offering occupational therapy courses, and then complete the course requirements. All occupational therapy schools have to meet the standards of the World Federation of Occupational Therapists (WFOT).
Source: Occupational Therapy Council (Australia & New Zealand) Inc.