Upon completion of this chapter, the reader will be able to provide an overview of the types of daily occupations people typically engage in or perform, define occupation, occupational performance and engagement, and occupational adaptation, participation, competence and identity. The chapter will also provide an overview of different ways of classifying human occupation. It will describe self-care, productivity, work, play, leisure, recreation, education, sleep and social participation occupations, and will also outline how occupations may change across the lifespan. The chapter will help the reader to identify and describe occupational performance issues and challenges.
|Title of host publication||Occupational Therapy in Australia|
|Subtitle of host publication||Professional and Practice Issues|
|Editors||Ted Brown, Helen M. Bourke-Taylor, Stephen Isbel, Reinie Cordier, Louise Gustafsson|
|Place of Publication||London United Kindom|
|Publisher||Taylor & Francis|
|Number of pages||18|
|Publication status||Published - 19 Apr 2021|