2012 the WFOT updated their definition of OT.
“Occupational therapy is a client-centred health profession concerned wpith promoting health and well being through occupation. The primary goal of occupational therapy is to enable people to participate in the activities of everyday life. Occupational therapists achieve this outcome by working with people and communities to enhance their ability to engage in the occupations they want to, need to, or are expected to do, or by modifying the occupation or the environment to better support their occupational engagement. ”
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Also of interest is the Definitions of Occupational Therapy from Member Organisations revised 2010 for the definitions used by OT associations around the world.
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