Search for dissertations about: "occupational engagement"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 42 swedish dissertations containing the words occupational engagement.

  1. 1. Occupational Engagement among Older People : Evaluation, Repertoire and Relation to Life satisfaction

    Author : Ingeborg Nilsson; Birgitta Bernspång; Britta Löfgren; Anne G. Fisher; Ulla Sonn; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Key words: Activities of daily living; Leisure activities; Hobbies; Aged: 80 and over; Aged; Occupational therapy; Rehabilitation; Health promotion; Rasch measurement; Occupational therapy; Arbetsterapi;

    Abstract : Occupational engagement among older people is important to investigate as older people are the fastest growing segment in our society, and because occupational engagement is viewed within occupational therapy as one of the basic premises for health. Three perspectives of engagement are highlighted in this thesis: evaluation of occupational engagement, the repertoire of occupational engagement, and finally, the relation between occupational engagement and life satisfaction. READ MORE

  2. 2. Ageing in a digital society : an occupational perspective on social participation

    Author : Caroline Fischl; Ingeborg Nilsson; Helena Lindgren; Maria Haak; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; computer; digital competence; digitalization; digital literacy; digital technology; information and communication technology; internet; intervention; occupation; occupational therapy; occupational therapy informatics; older adult; older people; social activities; Occupational therapy; arbetsterapi;

    Abstract : Background: For older adults to continue being healthy and active participants in an evolving digitalized society, there is a need to support their social participation through engagement in occupations that they need, want, or are expected to do in accordance to the roles that they assume. Occupational therapists together with other professionals face emerging challenges to promote older adults’ engagement in occupations mediated by digital technology. READ MORE

  3. 3. Occupational engagement after stroke - a long-term perspective

    Author : Charlotte Wassenius; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; ADL; Adaptation; Cohort study; Occupational engagement; Occupational performance; Occupational therapy; Participation; Rehabilitation; Return to work; Stroke; Qualitative research;

    Abstract : Introduction: In the literature it is recognized that stroke can have lifelong consequences and that these consequences become evident in the occupations that constitute everyday life. With an increase in prevalence and in the number of stroke survivors returning to independent living there is a need to understand the challenges that may face stroke survivors, not just in a short perspective, but also in the chronic phase of stroke where new or different challenges may present in many areas of life. READ MORE

  4. 4. Occupation-focused and occupation-based interventions for community-dwelling older people : Intervention effects in relation to facets of occupational engagement and cost effectiveness

    Author : Magnus Zingmark; Ingeborg Nilsson; Anne Fisher; Lars Lindholm; Kerstin Tham; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Activities of daily living; Bathing disabilities; Cost effectiveness; Effect size; Health promotion; Occupational therapy; Leisure engagement; Reablement; Self-rated health; Successful aging; QALY;

    Abstract : Background Occupation-focused and occupation-based interventions can potentially promote occupational engagement among community-dwelling older people, but there is limited evidence to identify the most effective and cost-effective interventions. For independent-living older people, there is a lack of evidence to determine if occupation-focused and occupation-based interventions have an effect on their occupational engagement. READ MORE

  5. 5. Engagement in occupations in persons with Multiple Sclerosis

    Author : Eva Månsson Lexell; Hållbar vardag och hälsa i ett livsperspektiv; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; social environment; adaptation; identity; self; ADL; rehabilitation; occupational therapy; engagement in occupations; Multiple Sclerosis;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to increase our knowledge of engagement in occupations in persons with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) in order to develop client-centred occupational therapy and rehabilitation. In study I, observations of the performance of self-care and household occupations were pursued in 44 participants, and study II identified self-perceived problems in performance of occupations in 47 participants. READ MORE