In Chile, over three million individuals are affected by neurological conditions, leading many to rely on healthcare services for the long term, emphasising the importance of community-focused approaches.  This study aimed to define the necessary skills for occupational therapists engaging in neurorehabilitation within communities.  Skills encompassed health assessment and interventions spanning micro- and macro-social contexts.  Attitude, influenced by personal and relational aspects, was also a significant facet.  The study highlighted interventions primarily focused on individual and microsocial levels, initially centred around addressing illness and treatment.  Gradually, attention shifted to encompass the patient’s immediate social circle – family, peers, and colleagues, and their physical environment at home, school, and work.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9141779/

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