Occupational therapy in the promotion of health and the prevention of disease and disability statement.

  title={Occupational therapy in the promotion of health and the prevention of disease and disability statement.},
  author={C. Brownson and M. Scaffa},
  journal={The American journal of occupational therapy : official publication of the American Occupational Therapy Association},
  volume={55 6},
  • C. Brownson, M. Scaffa
  • Published 2001
  • Medicine
  • The American journal of occupational therapy : official publication of the American Occupational Therapy Association
The purpose of this paper is to describe occupational therapy’s contribution in the areas of health promotion and prevention and is intended for internal and external audiences. The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) supports and promotes involvement of occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants in the development and provision of health promotion and disease or disability prevention programs and services. 

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