Objectives of Presentation:
Identify occupational performance deficits that adults typically experience at inpatient settings.
Analyze financial benefits of decreased length of stay for adults across inpatient settings.
Describe occupational based interventions that decrease length of stay for the adult inpatient population
PICO: How does engagement in ADL's and/or IADL's impact length of stay (LOS) in inpatient settings?
Note: Handout with references available at bottom of page.
Lardieri, OTS, Matthew; Young, OTS, Wesley; and Veltre, OTS, Timothy, "Occupational Therapy's Role in Reducing Length of Stay in Inpatient Care" (2017). Collaborative Research and Evidence shared Among Therapists and Educators (CREATE Day). Paper 70.