Upon completion of this chapter, you will be able to describe characteristics of populations in regional, rural and remote Australia, and identify two commonly used remoteness classification systems. Readers will also be able to recognise the contexts of health care service relevant to regional, rural and remote occupational therapy practice, and grasp the diversity of occupational therapy roles in regional, rural and remote Australia. The chapter will also identify strategies for successful occupational therapy practice in regional, rural and remote locations, and help the reader to understand options for rural and remote student placement.
|Title of host publication||Occupational Therapy in Australia|
|Subtitle of host publication||Professional and Practice Issues|
|Editors||Ted Brown, Helen M. Bourke-Taylor, Stephen Isbel, Reinie Cordier, Louise Gustafsson|
|Publisher||Taylor & Francis|
|Number of pages||15|
|ISBN (Print)||9780367683573, 9781760877446|
|Publication status||Published - 19 Apr 2021|