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There are many different conceptual models available to occupational therapists today. These include the Canadian model of occupational performance and engagement (CMOP-E), the Model of Human Occupation (MOHO), Person-enviornment-occupation model (PEO), the Kawa model. These are very important to the profession and in guiding the occupational therapy process. The focus of this essay will mainly be on the MOHO. The occupational therapy process is the client-centred delivery of occupational therapy services. (AOTA, 2008) There are many variations to the occupational therapy process and how it is carried out but it does have a clear beginning point and stages throughout the process. Conceptual models interact with the occupational therapy process at all stages. These are evaluation, intervention, revaluation and therapy outcomes. Evaluation (often called assessment) is the gathering and analysing of information whose results are used by the occupational therapist to organise and administer interventions to to help clients in changing their…show more content…
These are Volition, Habituation and Performance capacity. Volition is a person’s motivation for occupation. Habituation refers to the way in which occupation is arranged into a routine or sequence. Performance capacity is the various physical and metal abilities that are needed for skilled occupational performance (Kielhofner, 2008). However where MOHO is concerned, the environment is always take into account also. It is always in a person’s life and therefore influences their ability to carry out their occupations by impacting on their volition. habituation and performance capacity. Therefore a person’s occupational circumstances cannot be acknowledged without an understanding of their environments (Ikiugu, 2012). Understanding this is key to a therapist giving effective intervention, which is important to the occupational therapy
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