Developing internet-based occupational therapy services.

  title={Developing internet-based occupational therapy services.},
  author={Teresa Ml Chiu and Julia Henderson},
  journal={The American journal of occupational therapy : official publication of the American Occupational Therapy Association},
  volume={59 6},
  • T. Chiu, Julia Henderson
  • Published 1 November 2005
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • The American journal of occupational therapy : official publication of the American Occupational Therapy Association
The purpose of this paper is twofold: (a) to provide a guideline for occupational therapists to follow in the development of Internet-based services, and (b) to illustrate how this guideline has been applied in the development of an Internetbased service for family caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (ADRD). With increasing Internet use to access health information (Statistics Canada, 2002; U.S. Census Bureau, 2001), the Internet has become a means for… 

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