Date Presented 04/6/21

This study explores predictors of occupational competence and hospital readmission for clients with chronic conditions in acute care. Self-care function (β = 0.43, p = .01) and environmental impact (β = –.38, p = .01) significantly predict occupational competence. Functional cognition (OR = 2.19, p = .04) and occupational competence (OR = 0.81, p = .02) significantly predict hospital readmission. OTs should consider standardized measures of these predictors to facilitate successful discharge home.

Primary Author and Speaker: Melanie Tkach

Additional Authors and Speakers: John R. Patro, Emily Gavin

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