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Management in Occupational Therapy

  • Authors
  • Z. B. Maslin

Part of the Therapy in Practice Series book series (TPS, volume 24)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. What is Expected from an Occupational Therapist?

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Z. B. Maslin
      Pages 33-51
  3. Why Management?

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 73-73
    2. Z. B. Maslin
      Pages 75-94
    3. Z. B. Maslin
      Pages 95-112
    4. Z. B. Maslin
      Pages 113-130
    5. Z. B. Maslin
      Pages 131-141
    6. Z. B. Maslin
      Pages 142-167
    7. Z. B. Maslin
      Pages 168-183
    8. Z. B. Maslin
      Pages 198-211
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 212-240

About this book

Introduction

My aim in writing this book was to provide a guide to management for student occupational therapists and practitioners in the field. It is not intended to provide an answer to every conceivable management situation. The organization and delivery of health and social services is being subjected to relentless scrutiny and change. Hardly has one proposal been implemented before another one is introduced. In view of this, the thrust of this book is to highlight key points to be addressed when looking at the delivery of occupational therapy services. For this reason, the book starts from the viewpoint of one who is in the early stages of an occupational therapy career through to the position of having to manage the staff in an occupational therapy departmentl service. Following this plan, the book has been organized into two parts. Part One covers issues that an occupational therapist has to confront directly in any job situation. In this situation, she will need to know wh at is expected of her. Apart from knowing about the various duties, it is necessary to understand the context in which these duties are to be conducted. Hence, there are chapters that discuss professional responsibilities, self-management, stan­ dards of practice, and the structure of the two biggest employers of occupational therapists - the NHS and local authority social services departments.

Keywords

health management occupational therapy organizations therapy

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4899-3142-9
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 1991
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-0-412-33380-4
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4899-3142-9
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