Occupational Therapy for Older Adults with the Decline Syndrome

As the global population ages swiftly, the rising dependency ratio of older individuals poses significant challenges for health and social care planning. Occupational therapy interventions prove effective in enhancing the functionality of frail elderly individuals residing in the community, demonstrating the profession’s potential role in primary care. This study underscores improvements in the quality of life and autonomy in activities of daily living among elderly individuals receiving occupational therapy, emphasising the crucial role of home adaptation and family support in the overall process.


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