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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

Working with communities and households

Charity Dirorimwe, Pooja Pandey Rana and Ann Burgess.

in Nutrition for Developing Countries

October 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Dietetics and Nutrition. 8315 words.

This chapter gives guidelines on how to work with communities and individual households in order to help people improve their nutrition. It lists which data are useful, including data on...

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Integrative Nursing in the Community

Judith Fouladbakhsh and Susan G. Szczesny.

in Integrative Nursing

February 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Allied Health Professions; Clinical Medicine; Primary Care. 4699 words.

This chapter discusses integrative community health nursing, providing a model to guide practitioners as they address the physical, psychosocial and spiritual needs of individuals,...

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Advancing Wellbeing in People, Organizations, and Communities

Mary Jo Kreitzer, Louise Delagran and Andrea Uptmor.

in Integrative Nursing

February 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Allied Health Professions; Clinical Medicine; Primary Care. 4461 words.

Well-being is a state of being in balance or alignment in body, mind and spirit. Well-being is impacted by many dimensions including health, purpose, relationships, community, safety and...

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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

Walking Aid Use in Canada: Prevalence and Demographic Characteristics Among Community-Dwelling Users

Caroline Charette, Krista L Best, Emma M Smith, William C Miller and François Routhier.

in Physical Therapy

July 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Allied Health Professions; Physiotherapy; Occupational Medicine. 4694 words.

Abstract

Background

Mobility limitations represent the third most prevalent cause of disability, affecting more...

Overview of community nutrition actions

Jennifer N. Nielsen, Martin Nankap and Pooja Pandey Rana.

in Nutrition for Developing Countries

October 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Dietetics and Nutrition. 3781 words.

This chapter describes the actions that nutrition workers can take to address the immediate and underlying causes of malnutrition during a child’s first 1000 days. These actions include...

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Improving community nutrition, care, and health

Jennifer N. Nielsen and Pooja Pandey Rana.

in Nutrition for Developing Countries

October 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Dietetics and Nutrition. 3891 words.

This chapter identifies barriers that prevent women, children, and other vulnerable groups from receiving the care and good health they need to be well nourished, and explains how to remove...

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Organization of services

Manoj Sivan, Margaret Phillips, Ian Baguley and Melissa Nott.

in Oxford Handbook of Medical Rehabilitation

October 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Allied Health Professions. 4468 words.

This chapter discusses the organization of rehabilitation services. It starts with the principles of comprehensive delivery and organization of services, and then outlines the merits and...

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Vocational rehabilitation

Manoj Sivan, Margaret Phillips, Ian Baguley and Melissa Nott.

in Oxford Handbook of Medical Rehabilitation

October 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Allied Health Professions. 2183 words.

Work is important for the health and well-being of individuals, regardless of whether it is paid or unpaid employment. Employment is known to be a critical component of personal identity...

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Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Concentrations Are Associated with Computed Tomography Markers of Subclinical Interstitial Lung Disease among Community-Dwelling Adults in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)

Samuel M Kim, Di Zhao, Anna J Podolanczuk, Pamela L Lutsey, Eliseo Guallar, Steven M Kawut, R Graham Barr, Ian H de Boer, Bryan R Kestenbaum, David J Lederer and Erin D Michos.

in The Journal of Nutrition

July 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Dietetics and Nutrition; Biochemistry; Food Microbiology; Gut Microbiology. 6500 words.

Abstract

Background

Activated vitamin D has anti-inflammatory properties. 25-Hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] deficiency...

Using a Community-Based Early Childhood Development Center as a Platform to Promote Production and Consumption Diversity Increases Children's Dietary Intake and Reduces Stunting in Malawi: A Cluster-Randomized Trial

Aulo Gelli, Amy Margolies, Marco Santacroce, Natalie Roschnik, Aisha Twalibu, Mangani Katundu, Helen Moestue, Harold Alderman and Marie Ruel.

in The Journal of Nutrition

October 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Dietetics and Nutrition; Biochemistry; Food Microbiology; Gut Microbiology. 8529 words.

ABSTRACT

Background

Children in Malawi face nutritional risks related to low-quality diets and chronic malnutrition.

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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