Thoughts on: Deliberately Dying as an Occupation

I have always wondered how death played into the profession of occupational therapy. As there are many definitions of occupation that have changed over time, this can be challenging. However, one thing seems to be missing from these definitions and that is the concept of, preparation of, and process of death. One definition of occupation … Read more

Role of Occupational Therapy in Palliative and Hospice End-of-Life Care

Definition Palliative Care – An interdisciplinary team approach for people with serious or life-threatening illnesses to enhance the quality of life. The goal is to provide pain relief, comfort, symptom management, support systems, including psychological and spiritual care along with medical treatment. Quick Facts Clients may receive palliative care for months to years, depending on … Read more