Occupational therapy practitioners play a significant role in supporting adults with Alzheimer’s disease and related major neurocognitive disorders, as well as their caregivers, through all phases of the disease process. This editorial highlights the systematic reviews completed in collaboration with the American Occupational Therapy Association’s Evidence-Based Practice Project that summarize the evidence for the effectiveness of interventions within the scope of occupational therapy practice for this population. Readers are encouraged to translate and integrate this updated knowledge into everyday practice.
AOTA Taxonomy:Editorial, Special Issue
Keywords:adult, alzheimer's disease, caregivers, major neurocognitive disorder
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