Mary Law,Sue Baptiste, Anne Carswell,. Mary Ann McColl,Helene Polatajko, Nancy Pollock. The Canadian Occupational Performance Measure (COPM) is an. The Canadian Occupational Performance Measure (COPM) is a measurement tool that assists therapists in using a family-centred approach to service delivery. This paper describes the development of an outcome measure, The Canadian Occupational Performance Measure (COPM), which is designed to be used with .

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In the study by Donovan et al. This study aimed to understand how the Canadian Occupational Performance Measure COPM can be used as an outcome measure in primary care and to identify the occupational performance profiles in this setting.

Several searches using different word combinations were performed until we found a search strategy that seemed to identify studies on the COPM and CCP. Finally, all studies were reread to ensure that all the information had been extracted into the themes and subthemes, and dialogues with the third author ensured that nothing in the studies contradicted the themes [ 27 ].

The active participation of clients is an important aspect of rehabilitation quality as conceptualized in client-centred practice CCP.

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III Published and unpublished qualitative and quantitative studies. Thus, starting a rehabilitation process with a COPM interview might help the client begin to come to terms with life. However, to use the COPM interview to enhance CCP, professional communication skills, power sharing, and an institutional commitment are required. The manual and measure must be purchased. In mesaure study, practice was driven by the biomedical model; thus, the concepts of COPM and CCP seemed unfamiliar and required adjustments from both therapists and their clients [ 49 ].

The included studies were read independently to obtain a general sense of the entire pool of included studies. After a careful examination of the reference lists of the eight studies, four studies were added. Similar discrepancies between performande and clients have been seen in other studies, for example, in stroke rehabilitation [ 1543 ]. Introduction The active participation of clients is an important aspect of the quality of rehabilitation processes and the aim in healthcare institutions around the world [ 12 ].


Want to create one? This awareness was two sided; the OTs familiarized themselves with the clients and their aspirations, and the clients gained better insight and awareness of what they wanted and what to expect from the intervention.

The Canadian occupational performance measure: an outcome measure for occupational therapy.

Because our aim was to examine the literature on the COPM, the optional 6th step of the scoping review procedure, consultation with stakeholders as a required knowledge translation component, was not applied in this pergormance [ 23 — 25 ]. View at Google Scholar U.

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Enemark Larsen et al. The COPM has been translated into 35 languages. The content of the meaning units was condensed and abstracted to identify adequate labels, or codes, to represent each condensed meaning unit. Watch an Example 4 Scoring Performance and Satisfaction In step four, the client is asked to use a 10 point scale to rate their own level of performance and satisfaction with performance for each of the five identified problems. Have an existing account?

With the COPM, your staff and your clients are speaking the same language — one that both can understand. The analysis of the literature on the ability of the COPM to enhance CCP revealed two main themes, with five subthemes in the first theme and four subthemes in the second.

Am J Occup Ther ;71 6: You will receive an email whenever this article is corrected, updated, or cited in the literature. The COPM is a semi-structured interview that enables an open dialogue between client and therapist on issues of importance to the client.

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This was also seen in the study of Mortenson and Dyck in which the OTs avoided the use of the COPM because they feared it would reveal differences between what the clients wanted to achieve and what the OTs were expected to deliver [ 45 ]. Advanced applications and references can also be found here. Enhancing Client Outcomes in Health Reform: Over articles have been written about the COPM.

The therapist calculates an average COPM performance score and satisfaction score.


Sue emigrated from England to follow a career in mental health occupational therapy. The papers were selected by agreement among the authors. Sign in or create performancs account.

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The Danish Quality Model. Unfortunately, many of these are poor examples and none are endorsed by the authors of the COPM.

Research on CCP has increased over the last few decades [ 613 — 15 ]. Accreditation Standards for Hospitals,Danish. The two main themes seemed to influence and affect each other; thus, the first theme represented the circumstances required for the second theme to be fulfilled.

Similar in Denmark, sincethe hospital staff have endeavoured the active involvement of clients through measuure systematic collection of information from clients about their experiences during rehabilitation [ 3 ].

Only the examples that appear on this site are endorsed by the COPM authors. A systematic review revealed five thematic conceptual elements that should be addressed when working with CCP, namely, power, listening and communicating, partnership, choice, and hope [ 6 ].

Subscribe to Table of Contents Alerts. The twelve canadain included one systematic review [ 28 ], one opinion paper [ 29 ], one quantitative study [ 30 ], four qualitative studies [ 131 — 33 ], and five mixed-method studies [ 1934 — 36 ], including one unpublished PhD dissertation [ 11 ].

Another study showed that clients experienced inadequate rehabilitation that did not emphasize their individual and emotional needs [ 8 ]. The review found that the use of the COPM seems to enhance CCP, specifically by improving awareness of client perspectives, wishes and hopes for the future, thereby reinforcing a partnership with collaborative goalsetting.

Polatajko is an internationally acclaimed researcher, educator, and practitioner. Since a scoping review is not meant to be exhaustive but rather to provide a good sense of the literature in a particular area, it is likely that some relevant publications were not included in this study.

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