Occupational therapy practice in regional, rural and remote Australia

Monica Moran, Carol McKinstry, Michael Curtin

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter


    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.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationOccupational Therapy in Australia
    Subtitle of host publicationProfessional and Practice Issues
    EditorsTed Brown, Helen M. Bourke-Taylor, Stephen Isbel, Reinie Cordier, Louise Gustafsson
    PublisherTaylor & Francis
    Number of pages15
    ISBN (Electronic)97810003150732
    ISBN (Print)9780367683573, 9781760877446
    Publication statusPublished - 19 Apr 2021


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