CAOT Position Statements

CAOT develops position statements and maintains their currency and accuracy so that they can be used as communication tools for advocacy purposes to increase knowledge and raise awareness about occupational therapy amongst decision makers. Information in position statements, such as recommended actions, serve to support occupational therapists in the evolution of their practice.  

CAOT’s current Position Statements:

Autism spectrum disorders and occupational therapy (2015)
Occupational Therapy and Aboriginal Health (2011) REVISED
Occupational Therapy and End-of-Life Care (2011) REVISED
Occupational Therapy and Home & Community Care (2016) REVISED
Occupational Therapy and Mental Health Care (2008)
Occupational Therapy and Older adults (2011) REVISED

CAOT members will continue to have access to archived “position statements”.  These will not be updated as position statements but will be reoriented as practice tools.

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