Irish Journal of Occupational Therapy: Volume 47 Issue 2 , Open Access


Table of contents

The evolving role of occupational therapists in adult critical care in England: A mixed methods design using role theory

Naomi Algeo, Leanne M. Aitken

A recent paradigm-shift in patient care advocates for long-term recovery and quality of life in survivors of critical illness. Evidence suggests that occupational…


An exploratory study of discharge planning home visits within an Irish context – investigating nationwide practice and nationwide perspectives

Aisling Jane Davis, Patricia Mc Clure

Discharge planning home visits (DPHVs) are a routine part of occupational therapy clinical practice. However, there is a dearth of evidence to support or refute their…


Improving vocational recovery among people with psychosis: a two-pronged approach

Niall Turner, Tara Nesbitt, Felicity Fanning, Mary Clarke

This paper aims to investigate the feasibility of conducting research on a two-pronged vocational intervention for people with first episode psychosis. The paper also aims…


Assistive technology and schizophrenia

Hannah Devlin, Clodagh Nolan, Niall Turner

Assistive technology (AT) has been highlighted as a tool that can support self-management for people living with schizophrenia. A gap in the literature exists regarding…