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Safety Procedure and Emergency Responses

Safety procedure and emergency maintenance refer to promoting a safe environment, attending to and responding to an emergency, and taking action following an emergency.

Reference links

  • Occupation- and Activity-Based Interventions to Improve Performance of Instrumental Activities of Daily Living and Rest and Sleep For Children and Youth Ages 5–21: A Systematic Review 2
    Author: Beisbier and Laverdure - Rest–sleep, health management (nutrition–dietary, physical activity–fitness, wellness), and the IADLs of driving, communication management, and safety. Interventions embedded in school programming to improve physical activity and fitness and for sleep preparation activities to maximize quality of rest and sleep. Interactive education and skills training interventions to improve health routines, dietary behaviors, and IADL participation and performance. Evidence supports parent and school and community involvement throughout the course of intervention as well as provision of pediatric services in the natural context of the child’s or teenager’s routine and environments. Practitioners should consider skills-based training strategies that include peer, family member, and therapist interaction and the use of a small-group format for service delivery with children and adolescents. Practitioners should explore interactive technology interventions for clients, including those with ADHD and ASD, and consider pairing such interventions with skills training. Addressing rest and sleep occupations can improve health and well-being and increase performance and participation in meaningful occupations. Citation: Stephanie Beisbier, Patricia Laverdure; Occupation- and Activity-Based Interventions to Improve Performance of Instrumental Activities of Daily Living and Rest and Sleep for Children and Youth Ages 5–21: A Systematic Review. Am J Occup Ther March/April 2020, Vol. 74(2), 7402180040p1–7402180040p32. doi: https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2020.039636
  • What to Know About ADLs and IADLS 1
    Author: VeryWell Health - Here is a basic guide to ADLS (Activities of Daily Living) and IADLS (Instrumental Activities of Daily Living).
  • Parents' Experiences of Professionals' Involvement For Children With Extreme Demand Avoidance 0
    Author: Emma Gore Langton 1, Norah Frederickson 1 - Parents felt positive about practitioners who had listened to their experiences, made efforts to understand the child, and provided or arranged for help. Parents found involvement most helpful when it resulted in comprehensive assessment, appropriate intervention, practical advice and management strategies, and a focus on the well-being of all family members. The overall ratings of helpfulness are encouraging, and the specific feedback about what is most helpful could be of value in shaping services.

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  • Costa will take active participation in purposeful activities by determining the duration of activities using multimodal communication methods (e.g., speaking, writing, typing, pics, or gesturing), assuming that partners are responsive to all communication attempts AND use multimodal communication reciprocally for interaction, with 80% modeling, in 4 /5 opportunities, in 3 months. 0