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Parkinson’s disease is a neurological disorder of the CNS which will see an important increase in the coming years with a significant impact on International social and health systems.
It is a complex disease that involves globally the individual in his family, social sphere and work. Therefore the model of care must be of a type integrated all-encompassing where an interdisciplinary team of professionals elaborate and spread a multi-disciplinary rehabilitation project cut out on the individual needs of each individual with their own family.
Occupational Therapy in recent years is giving evidence of being an important intervention rehabilitation for the improvement of domestic life and daily in Parkinson’s disease. In fact, recently the International Guidelines of Occupational Therapy have been published for Parkinson’s Disease, which will be presented during the course.ù
The course aims to highlight the importance of a OT intervention, within the team work, in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease aimed at improving people’s quality of life with Parkinson’s disease.
Target Audience: Occupational Therapists
Moderators and Relators: Daniele Volpe, Arianna Lorenzi
Friday, June 14, 2019
Parkinson’s disease and occupational imbalance
P. Barone / A. Lorenozi
Hints on Parkinson’s Disease and Parkinsonism: important aspects for the occupational therapist and development of OT guidelines
The impact of Parkinson’s Disease and Parkinsonism in everyday life: how symptoms and pharmacological therapy affect everyday life
Identify the occupational problems for Parkinson’s patients and their family
Evaluation of the Occupational Therapist
The occupational therapy assessment on person with Parkinson’s disease
Observation of occupational performance: how, what, when?
Saturday, June 15, 2019
The intervention of the Occupational Therapist
OT intervention: setting, methods, objectives and strategies
Cognitive strategies and fatigue management
Moving towards a multidisciplinary approach
Training the caregiver: bonds and strengths
The importance of working as a team: what / how to communicate?