Occupational therapy evidence fact sheets
Occupational therapists deliver evidence-based interventions aiming to enable individuals to undertake the activities that are important to them in their daily lives.
Being aware of the value of the importance of research as the basis of the profession's evidence base is a key requirement within the:
The following evidence fact-sheets provide key facts, examples of cost benefits and related reference points across a range of key service areas in which occupational therapy interventions are being delivered. Occupational Therapy Evidence Fact Sheets are factual representations of evidence and, therefore, do not provide a specific viewpoint of the College of Occupational Therapists.
Occupational therapy evidence fact sheets:
- Admissions to A&E Departments
- Cost savings commissioners
- Dementia and Carers
- Developmental Co-ordination Disorder
- Falls prevention services
- Learning Disabilities
- Hand therapy
- Long Term Conditions
- Lower limb amputations (adults)
- Mental Health
- Older People
- Older People in care homes
- Public Health and Health Promotion
- Reablement - Update in progress.
- Secure hospitals
- Social Care
- Total hip replacement