CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 3179/6/1/30
TitleOccupational Therapy from a G.P.'s Point of View
Extent13 leaves
DescriptionNotes for talk on occupational therapy, 12 March 1955. Place of delivery not given. Defines 'health' and 'healing'; describes the G.P. as a 'personal medical adviser' whose role it is 'to restore patients to health and happiness and full working capacity, remembering that he is treating not merely a disease, but a person with a body, a mind and a soul'; acknowledges importance of assistance from other health-care workers and ancillary services; defines occupational therapy as 'any activity, mental or physical, definitely prescribed and guided for the distinct purpose of contributing to and hastening recovery from disease or injury'; outlines pioneer work undertaken by occupational therapists in mental hospitals and in rehabilitation from hospital treatment; and their role in helping elderly, infirm and house-bound patients.
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