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community

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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community engagement

Matthew Molineux.

in A Dictionary of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy

P ublished online March 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Occupational Therapy. 31 words.

The planned process of working with a specific *community or groups within a community, rather than focusing on individuals,

community care

Matthew Molineux.

in A Dictionary of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy

P ublished online March 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Occupational Therapy. 18 words.

Health and other care services provided in the *community, rather than in institutions such as hospitals.

community mobility

Matthew Molineux.

in A Dictionary of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy

P ublished online March 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Occupational Therapy. 19 words.

Moving around the *community using a range of different methods such as walking, public or private transport.

community development

Matthew Molineux.

in A Dictionary of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy

P ublished online March 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Occupational Therapy. 36 words.

Generic term given to a wide range of activities that aim to enrich the *community. These can include,

community capacity building

Matthew Molineux.

in A Dictionary of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy

P ublished online March 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Occupational Therapy. 47 words.

Working with a *community to develop its ability to lead, manage, and develop itself and respond effectively to challenges.

community re-entry

Matthew Molineux.

in A Dictionary of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy

P ublished online March 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Occupational Therapy. 65 words.

The process and outcome of returning to or re-engaging with one’s *community following a period of absence or limited

community

Matthew Molineux.

in A Dictionary of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy

P ublished online March 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Occupational Therapy. 62 words.

1. A collective of people who share some attributes. This may be as simple as living in the same geographic

community capacity development

Matthew Molineux.

in A Dictionary of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy

P ublished online March 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Occupational Therapy. 7 words.

community-based rehabilitation

Matthew Molineux.

in A Dictionary of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy

P ublished online March 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Occupational Therapy. 102 words.

An approach to providing access to rehabilitation services to people with disabilities, particularly in low- and middle-income countries, through the

primary health care

Matthew Molineux.

in A Dictionary of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy

P ublished online March 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Occupational Therapy. 19 words.

Health care provided in the community by a range of health care staff. Compare primary care

occupational therapy

Matthew Molineux.

in A Dictionary of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy

P ublished online March 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Occupational Therapy. 146 words.

A profession concerned with enabling individuals, groups, communities, and societies to achieve and maintain health through occupation. Occupational therapy enables

client

Matthew Molineux.

in A Dictionary of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy

P ublished online March 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Occupational Therapy. 30 words.

The individual, group, or community receiving or making use of occupational therapy services. Specifically used to imply a collaborative relationship

primary care

Matthew Molineux.

in A Dictionary of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy

P ublished online March 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Occupational Therapy. 81 words.

Health care provided in the community, to which individuals have direct access, and so is often the first point of

socialization

Matthew Molineux.

in A Dictionary of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy

P ublished online March 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Occupational Therapy. 20 words.

The process of becoming part of a group or community by adopting the norms and customs of that group.

public health

Matthew Molineux.

in A Dictionary of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy

P ublished online March 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Occupational Therapy. 23 words.

Protecting and promoting the health and safety of communities through a range of methods such as education, research, and policy

disability rights movement

Matthew Molineux.

in A Dictionary of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy

P ublished online March 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Occupational Therapy. 48 words.

A movement to secure equal rights and opportunities, in all aspects of life and community participation, for people with disabilities.

Ethics in occupational health

Paul Litchfield.

in Fitness for Work

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Occupational Medicine; Public Health and Epidemiology; Occupational Therapy. 7717 words.

Ethics, or moral philosophy, is an attempt to define principles that govern how people should behave in society. Healthcare is practised within communities and must reflect the cultural and...

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