L’intervention d’un ergothérapeute afin d’améliorer l’autonomie et l’indépendance d’un enfant traumatisé crânien modéré ou sévère

Abstract : Background : Traumatic brain injury is a public health issue in France. It refers to a traumatic brain lesion involving the destruction or dysfunction of brain tissue.Occupational therapists are involved in all aspects of children's care, including activities of daily living. This study aimed to determine the intervention of an occupational therapist in the pursuit or recovery of autonomy and the accompaniment of a child with traumatic brain injury in his daily life. Method : A qualitative method was used. Three interviews were conducted with occupational therapists working in paediatric rehabilitation centres to understand their professional practices and know their points of view. Results : For optimal rehabilitation, the child must be cared for as a whole in a reassuring environment, taking into account his previous life habits. Conclusion : The occupational therapist assesses the child's skills and abilities and then suggests activities of daily life that are fun and adapted so that the child can regain the best possible autonomy and independence. The occupational therapist must particularly
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Mathilde Girard. L’intervention d’un ergothérapeute afin d’améliorer l’autonomie et l’indépendance d’un enfant traumatisé crânien modéré ou sévère. Sciences du Vivant [q-bio]. 2018. ⟨dumas-02025365⟩

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