Different Models of Assessment Clinical Workplace Remote Self Mini
What are the traditional models of delivery? Multi-disciplinary Inter-disciplinary Professional Intervention –At clinic –Home/site visit Limitations: Cost Demand Intensity Legacy?
While watching video footage, keep in mind these values and key elements: Assessments are user-led, not technology led Discard preconceptions and don’t assume Listen/Observe/Respond Shape and Plan Time Allow user time to experiment and compare options Observe/Listen/Adjust Conclude Discuss openly Document
Video footage: AT Assessment: Listen/Observe/Respond
The Assessment Report: Details the entire assessment Needed by professionals to effect recommendations Helps individuals remember what was said Helps secure funding Finishes and summarises process
Assessment Assessments are user-led, not technology led Discard preconceptions and don’t assume Listen/Observe/Respond Shape and Plan Time Allow user time to experiment and compare options Observe/Listen/Adjust Conclude Discuss openly Document Follow up?
This Activity Review notes on Office Sense Click on Videos to watch them Watch The Video Review the best practice on Office sense Watch Video again and comment on observations Discuss Lets Meet Bill
Let’s Meet Bill 55 years old Right handed 15 years this job Three days per week office, 90% desk/computer: two days travelling, no computer use. No relevant health history “Back ache” started three months ago, getting gradually worse: Reported on self-assessment. In “conversation”, said shoulders ache in afternoon: especially right shoulder and into neck on the right side. Thinks no problem in hands. Loves the job.
Office Sense Lets look at the Desk Layout Lets Look at the Monitor Lets Look at the Mouse
Issues and Thoughts Corner Lean forward, back off chair back Chair arms hit desk Mouse way right Chin up … effect of vari-focal specs Screen theoretically low … but note effect of vari-focals/chin-up if screen went higher
Office Sense Lets look at Managing Paper Lets look again at the Desk LayoutLets look again at the Desk Layout Lets look again at Screen PositionLets look again at Screen Position
Issues and Thoughts Document down and to the left: effect on neck/shoulders Looking down to keyboard – not touch-typist Chin up to screen Mouse way right … wrist cocked Rubbing shoulder Rubbing hand Elbow hitting chair arm = awkwardness
Lets Look again at Keyboards and TypingLets Look again at Keyboards and Typing Lets Look again at Managing PaperLets Look again at Managing Paper How do we use that mouse or trackballHow do we use that mouse or trackball Office Sense
Lifting elbow and shoulder to avoid chair arm Pulling chair forward Arched wrist on track ball and sometimes wrist rested on wood desk Further Observations
We will look at video of Ruth at work But this time no links to the CD ! You’re on your own !!! Lets Meet Ruth Activity 2 – Lets Meet Ruth
Ruth 33 years old - Right handed - Three years this job Back pain. Realises she has “put up with it” for a year or two. Three weeks ago pain started in right wrist. Doctor suggested Thursday/Friday rest plus weekend and ibuprofen (pain killer / anti-inflammatory): pain again as soon as work re-started. In “conversation” rubbed base of right thumb when referring to wrist pain.. and in answer to question said yes there was some discomfort in the left wrist too. Loves the job.
Observations Low seat, low elbows, hands/wrists up and over, wrists bent a bit Feet on floor (but makes seat low) Touch-typist Right thumb always on space bar Left thumb held cocked (habit) Soft touch style, does not over-hit Right thumb on primary mouse button