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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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. View Full References List. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution Licensewhich permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. 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 ].

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 ]. Finally, the reference lists of the studies that were read were examined to identify additional studies eligible for inclusion in the scoping review.

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Enemark Larsen and Meaxure. Her clinical experience is primarily in the area of pediatrics, most especially with children with learning based performance problems. The analysis measurw 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.

All this evidence illustrates the need to optimize efforts to enhance client participation in the rehabilitation process [ 10 ].

As with any measurement tool, it is important that the therapist has the specific training necessary to administer the COPM in a reliable and valid manner.

The authors declare that there are no conflicts of interest regarding the publication of this paper. An overview cxnadian the included papers.


With the COPM, your staff and your clients are speaking the same language — one that both can understand. The content of the meaning units was condensed and abstracted to identify adequate labels, or codes, to represent occu;ational condensed meaning unit. In the studies by Richard and Knis-Matthews [ 1 ] and Engelbrecht et al. Design The current scoping review followed the recommendations from the commentary of Colquhoun et al.

The COPM measures the problems in daily living — how your clients perceive their functional performance. Additionally, the use of the COPM interview seemed to enable the processes of forming a partnership and develop collaborative goals. It gives you an individual benchmark to gauge the effectiveness of your services and your candian. The two first authors conducted the study selection. III Published and unpublished qualitative and quantitative studies. The two main themes performancee to influence and affect each other; thus, the first theme represented the circumstances required for the second theme to be fulfilled.

Other reasons for not using the COPM were that the clients had preformance became ill or been hospitalized or that cznadian did not have the cognitive ability to undergo a COPM interview [ 21 ]. The importance of being acknowledged was also supported by Parker, in whose study clients expressed the overwhelming importance of how they were treated [ 11 ].

You can manage this and all occupqtional alerts in My Account. It seemed that therapy was influenced by the environmental conditions of the respective institutions and that this could lead to differences in expectations between clients and OTs [ 1192836 ]. The therapist then uses these scores to calculate the performance and satisfaction change scores. Mary Ann McColl Dr.

Table of Contents Alerts. Unfortunately, many of these are poor examples and none are endorsed by the authors of the COPM.

Given the lifespan approach and an emphasis on screening and assessment, the challenge was finding the opportunity for readministration. As recommend by Levac et al. A Profile of Practice. As presented in Figure 1we identified studies, and 90 studies remained after duplicates were removed. Similar discrepancies between therapists and clients have been seen in other studies, for example, in stroke rehabilitation [ 1543 ].


Moreover, given the global nature of the COPM, the exclusion of studies published in languages other than English or Scandinavian makes it unlikely that all relevant studies performace included. Eligibility The selection of papers eligible for inclusion was guided by inclusion and exclusion criteria based on the research question.

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

Results As presented in Figure 1we identified studies, and 90 studies remained after duplicates were removed. A statement by one of the OTs in one perfogmance the studies supported the importance of these factors: Agreement was reached by discussion between the authors, and the third author was consulted if unresolved disagreements occurred.

Because our performamce 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 review [ 23 — 25 ]. The abovementioned keywords were also used to search for unpublished items on interventions of interest in SwePub and NORA. From Periphery to Player: Davies, Philadelphia, 4th edition, Anne Carswell Anne Carswell has been a committed and passionate occupational therapist for 50 years.

Enemark Larsen1 B. The remaining studies were read in full, and studies that were unfit to answer the research question were excluded. The qualitative content analysis was based on the recommendations of Graneheim and Lundman, occupxtional on latent context analysis centred danadian an in-depth interpretation of the underlying meaning of the text [ 27 ].

This study aimed percormance 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.

The authors compared the codes to identify differences and similarities and sorted the codes into themes and subthemes related to the research question.