Living well through activity in care homes: the toolkit

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College of Occupational Therapists

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College of Occupational Therapists

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This toolkit has been designed to equip care homes with ideas and materials in order for them to provide a service focused on residents’ needs, preferences and activity choices.

Throughout this toolkit, where it is recommended that specialist occupational therapy advice is required, this text will be highlighted in green. It will also link to the College of Occupational Therapists’ website, where there are many resources and further information.

The guide for residents, their family and friends offers advice on best practice in terms of residents’ rights to engage in daily activities that support their health and wellbeing.

Main Focus: Wellbeing / Quality of life

Context: Community

Participant Group: Older Adults

Art Forms: Multi-Arts

Access Type: Free Download

APA Citation:

College of Occupational Therapists (2013). Living well through activity in care homes: the toolkit. London: Royal College of Occupational Therapists