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Peop Model

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The Person-Environment-Occupation-Performance (PEOP) model is a suitable model to be applied when working with Paul. This model focuses on occupations and performance (Cole & Tufano, 2008). This model describes occupations as consisting of valued roles, tasks and activities that influence one’s life roles (Cole & Tufano, 2008). “The domain of practice is predominantly selected by the client, who is asked to identify the most important occupational performance issue within the areas of work/productive activities, personal care, home maintenance, sleep, recreation, and leisure” (Cole & Tufano, 2008, pp. 127-128). According to the case study provided, Paul is having increased dependence with self-care and social activity. Paul’s mother has become more symptomatic, reporting high blood pressure and migraine headaches.…show more content…
128). Built environment includes his family home, the dining hall, church building, and treatment agency. Societal factors impacted Paul at a young age, he had few friends and was ridiculed by his peers due to “looking” different. Paul has experienced a shift in social interaction in the past year due to the death of his father. Paul’s father was instrumental in setting limits in a firm yet gentle way, now Paul’s main interaction is with his mother and those within the dining hall.
The third construct of the PEOP model is focused on occupations and the fourth is focused on occupational performance (Cole & Tufano, 2008). This model defines occupations as “what persons want or need to do in their daily lives” (Cole & Tufano, 2008, p.128). And goes on to define performance as “actual act of doing the occupation” (Cole & Tufano, 2008, p. 128). Each of these constructs play an important part in assessing and evaluating Paul’s strengths and
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