Journal article

Achieving patient-centred goals in oncology: A retrospective analysis of a domestic activities of daily living group

Anthea Udovicich, Lara Edbrooke, Ted Brown, Celia Marston

British Journal of Occupational Therapy | SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD | Published : 2020

Abstract

Introduction: This retrospective study aimed to investigate the effectiveness of a domestic activities of daily living group on the occupational performance and satisfaction of adult inpatients with cancer. Method: A retrospective analysis was completed with an initial cohort of patients who participated in the group during their acute inpatient oncology admission. As part of their routine care, patients completed the Canadian Occupational Performance Measure before and after their participation in the group. The occupational performance and satisfaction scores of 31 adults (mean age 71.61 years, 19 females) were reported descriptively and within-group changes analysed using one-sample t-tes..

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