Challenges and opportunities for occupational therapists in the rehabilitation of memory.
An overview of the issue of memory impairment following neurological injury. The evidence underpinning the profession’s role in memory rehabilitation will be discussed. The challenges facing the profession in this field will also be presented.
• Deepen understanding of the neurological processes underpinning memory.
• Enhance knowledge of different categories of memory.
• Develop awareness of the challenges facing occupational therapists in the assessment and treatment of memory impairments.
• Greater appreciation of the benefits of an occupation focused approach to memory assessment and treatment.