Occupational Therapy (OT) looks at an individual’s occupations. Occupations is defined as daily activities which the individual participates in, or anything that ‘occupies time’. These occupations may be activities the individual
- want to,
- need to, or
- are expected to do.
Occupational therapists aim to help the individual achieve success in their occupations by:
- developing the knowledge and skills required for the occupation
- modify the task or the way the task is completed
- modify the environment or provide assistive devices