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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The selection of papers eligible for inclusion was guided by inclusion and exclusion criteria based on the research question. The COPM consists of the following five steps and three scores: Rasmussen caadian, 1 and J. Analysis The qualitative content analysis was based on the recommendations of Graneheim and Lundman, focussing on latent context analysis centred on an in-depth interpretation of the underlying meaning of the text [ 27 ].

Multidisciplinary health care teams have also used the COPM extensively as an initial client-centred assessment. A Profile of Practice.

Others related canadiam how the environment seemed to affect the ability of the COPM interview to enhance CCP, particularly in terms of the institutional commitment to CCP and the willingness to share the power with the client.

The inclusion criteria were the following: Learn how the COPM can help your business Meet the Authors Mary Law Mary worked as an occupational therapist initially with adults in a rehabilitation centre followed by many years of clinical practice working with children with disabilities and their families.

Enemark Larsen1 B. Design The current scoping review followed the recommendations from the commentary of Colquhoun et al. Accordingly, in the early stages of a rehabilitation process, clients may ignore or be unaware of OPPs, performmance explains why it might be difficult to use the COPM under such circumstances [ 192147 ].

Results As presented in Figure 1we identified studies, and 90 studies remained after duplicates were removed. These typically range between 1 and 10, where 1 indicates poor performance and low satisfaction, respectively, while 10 indicates very good performance and high satisfaction.

This awareness was two sided; the OTs familiarized themselves with the clients and their aspirations, and the clients gained better insight and awareness of what they wanted and what to expect from the intervention.

In the study by Tuntland et al. Areas of everyday living explored during the interview include self-care, productivity or leisure.


Enhancing a Client-Centred Practice with the Canadian Occupational Performance Measure

Watch an Example 2 Rating Importance Once the therapist is confident that the client has identified the occupational performance problems experienced in everyday living, the second step of the COPM process is undertaken. As the COPM interview increased awareness of daily life and acknowledged the clients [ 30 ], it helped improve the degree to which the rehabilitation was client centred [ 33 ].

The reference list includes examples of clinical use of the measure and research with many different types of clients. Only the examples that appear on this site are endorsed by the COPM authors. For instance, if the OT focused on restoring physical function while working in a hospital, contradictory paradigms such as the traditional biomedical model would be inconsistent with the use of the COPM, which is based on a holistic approach [ 119 ].

Studies on how to support the successful implementation of the COPM have shown that introductory courses, ongoing support, and follow-up supervision during the implementation process are beneficial [ 1933 — 35 ]. To receive news and publication updates for Occupational Therapy International, enter your email address in the box below. However, fulfilling this aim is difficult [ 56 ].

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 ].

The therapist calculates an average COPM performance score and satisfaction score. Akkrediteringsstandarder for Sygehuse,Department of Quality and Accreditation in the health service. For full access to this article, sign in to an existing account, or purchase an annual subscription.

Have an existing account? Some of the reluctance seemed to be an attempt to avoid the dilemma of different goals.

The therapist then uses these scores to calculate the performance and satisfaction change scores.

The authors compared the codes to identify differences and similarities and sorted the codes into themes and subthemes related to the research question. The manual and measure must be purchased. In occupational therapy OTCCP has always been an integrated value and a fundamental element [ 12 measurre.

View at Google Scholar A. Sue emigrated from England to follow a career in mental health occupational therapy. After a careful examination of the reference lists of the eight studies, four studies were added. Subscribe to view more. Given that the aim of the COPM interview is not only to identify, prioritize, and score the OPPs but also to enhance CCP, it seems important to evaluate whether the latter aim is actually fulfilled.


Environmental factors affected the possibility of conducting a COPM interview as the OTs were reluctant to perform a COPM interview if the focus was on physical functions, that is, in settings where a medical paradigm was dominant [ 1519 — 21 ]. This process serves canaeian the basis for identifying intervention goals.

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

Several searches using different word combinations were performed until we found a search strategy performanec seemed to identify studies on the COPM and CCP. All studies were entered into an Excel sheet to identify and exclude duplicates.

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 ].

The remaining studies were read in full, and studies that were unfit to answer the research question were excluded. A total of COPMs were initially administered. Thus, active participation of clients is included as a key component in the visions of healthcare systems in many countries [ 4 ]. However, to use the COPM interview to enhance CCP, professional communication skills, power sharing, and an institutional commitment are required.

Research on CCP has increased over the last few decades [ 613 — 15 ]. Meet the Authors Mary Law Mary worked as an occupational therapist initially with adults in a rehabilitation centre followed by many years of clinical practice working with children with disabilities and their families. After the titles and abstracts were screened, 22 studies remained for full-text readings. The COPM is an invaluable tool to guide initial assessments and offer an occupation-focused lens.

An important aspect of CCP is the establishment of a client-centred partnership in which the client plays an active role in defining goals [ 6 ]. Correspondence should be addressed to A. You can manage this and all other alerts in My Account.

In that study, practice was driven by the biomedical model; thus, the concepts of COPM and CCP seemed unfamiliar and required adjustments from both therapists and their clients [ 49 ].