C8 L2. Scenario #2 and Knowledge Check

Please open the ICF box for a reminder of the environmental and personal factors you need to think about as you consider the scenario. Please carefully read the scenario and answer the questions below. When you are finished, move on to the next scenario.

ICF Reminder

Decreased participation is how the limitations affect the client’s ability to participate in activities that they need or want to do. Our job is to facilitate participation with equipment such as cook a meal, dress, grocery shop.

Environmental factors and Personal factors (“contextual”)

  • Environmental factors can include social attitudes, architectural characteristics, climate, terrain, etc.
  • Personal factors can include gender, age, coping styles, social background, education, past and current experience, overall behavior pattern, character.
Scenario #2
  • This woman needs powered chair to participate. She has a degenerative condition which has progressed to the point that she cannot propel a manual wheelchair.
  • Therapists eval reveals that the person is capable of and safe in using power. However, the family support will not allow for care of the chair. They are overwhelmed by the thought of caring for the client and a powered wheelchair.

After answering the question, a ‘View Questions’ button will appear to review the answers.