The cultural aspects of home care delivery.

  title={The cultural aspects of home care delivery.},
  author={Ruth E. Levine},
  journal={The American journal of occupational therapy : official publication of the American Occupational Therapy Association},
  volume={38 11},
  • Ruth E. Levine
  • Published 1984 in
    The American journal of occupational therapy…
The home care therapist must create an occupational therapy program that stimulates the participation of the patient and the caretakers. This case study demonstrates the pervasive influence of culture on the patient's volitional, habituation, and performance subsystems. Careful analysis of human and nonhuman cues guide the therapist's goal and treatment decisions. As a participant observer, the therapist has the opportunity to enter the patient's world, adapt treatment to suit the patient's… CONTINUE READING