Ot's Role In Preventive Health And Wellness Summary

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This article provided a historical review of OT’s role in preventive health and wellness. The article stated that occupational therapy's leaders have recognized the need to improve society through preventive health interventions. However, between the 1920s and 1960 OT’s were not active in promoting preventive health. It was not until the 1960s and 1970s that the leaders of the profession established an increased awareness of the need for OT’s to become more active in preventive health and wellness. This increased awareness caused AJOT to devote an entire issue to the topic of health promotion and wellness in 1986. Although, this article was helpful in understanding the historical role of OT’s in preventive health and wellness, a more recent
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