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  • Approach to Occupational Therapy to the Elderly With Alzheimer’s Dementia

    Approach to Occupational Therapy to the Elderly With Alzheimer’s Dementia SANTANA, M.R.A.G1; SILVA, M.L.A1; SANTOS, S.A1; ALMEIDA, C.E.S.F1 Alagoas State University of Health Sciences – UNCISALN1 Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is characterized by a degenerative neurological disease, slowly progressive, a process of decline of cognitive functions which extends disorganized behavior and psychotic symptoms. With behavioral and cognitive changes, impaired memory, thinking and reasoning. Notice a gradual loss of autonomy and independence, which results in increased care needs and supervision of others…

  • Report of Experience: Insert the Occupational Therapist in Interdisciplinary Team in Breath Oral

    Report of Experience: Insert the Occupational Therapist in Interdisciplinary Team in Breath Oral CAMPELLO, T.M1, LOPES, F.K.S.L1, SANTOS, M.E.S1, LIMA, A.C.D1, SILVA, H.J1, CUNHA, D.A1 Federal University of Pernambuco (UFPE)1 Breathing is a vital function normally done by nasal passages that carry air to the lungs. When there is any nasal obstruction and / or naso-pharyngeal, which prevents this passage, the individual starts to breathe through the mouth, which is called mouth breathing. Generally oral breathing is characterized by frequent…

  • Profile of Users of a Service System Service Only in Social Maceió-al

    Profile of Users of a Service System Service Only in Social Maceió-al FIRMINO, G.C.S1; BBEZERRA, W.C1; JAVARROTTI, E.S1; MELO, J.V.M1; SILVA, R.G.L.B1; CALHEIROS, P.F.F1 Alagoas State University of Health Sciences1 Millions of homeless people living in cities in Brazil and around the world, featuring a collective problem of universal dimension and has challenged state power to provide solution to reverse this situation of extreme social exclusion featuring people on the streets1. The research aimed to know the profile of users…

  • Occupational Therapy and Palliative Care, a New Look on Oncologic Patients

    Occupational Therapy and Palliative Care, a New Look on Oncologic Patients: an Experience Report SILVA, C.Y.M1; SILVA, J.S; SILVA, E.C.S1; LESSA, M.J.L1; SILVA, M.E.S1 1 Alagoas State University of Health Sciences – UNCISAL1 Palliative care (PC) can be understood as a service philosophy directed to individuals with progressive chronic degenerative diseases and not responsive to curative treatment with presence of symptoms difficult to control, stressful and debilitating. The Occupational Therapist in CP must have a comprehensive and integrated vision of…

  • The Usage of Health Education by Occupational Therapy Students in a Country Town in Alagoas, Brazil

    The Usage of Health Education by Occupational Therapy Students in a Country Town in Alagoas, Brazil – an Experience Report ABREU NETO, B1; INÁCIO, S.J1; MOURÃO, A.R.C1. State University of Health Sciences of Alagoas (UNCISAL)1 This paper aims to describe the importance and consequences of the participation of the Occupational Therapy course of the academic group at the State University of Health Sciences of Alagoas (UNCISAL), in carrying out action voluntarily, aiming to socialize prevention diseases and discipline daily activities…

  • Health Education in an Institution for Elderly Long Stay: Experience Report

    Health Education in an Institution for Elderly Long Stay: Experience Report AZEVEDO, A.R.A1; BOMFIM, C.C; OMENA, M.V1; HOLANDA, L.D1 State University of Health Sciences of Alagoas – UNCISAL The Brazilian population, because it was considered young for a long time, did not care about the defense of the dignity and welfare of the elderly (IBGE, 2010). Given these facts, many families for so many reasons, end up sending them to the institutionalization. The elderly in the process goes through several…

  • The Use of Group Activities for Children With Cerebral Palsy: an Occupational Therapy

    The Use of Group Activities for Children With Cerebral Palsy: an Occupational Therapy OLIVEIRA, J.G1, SILVA, A.S.O.S1, BEZERRA, L.K.P1 IMIP1   The motor changes may interfere in the performance of activities relevant to children with cerebral palsy functionality, including walking, writing, playing, among others. In addition, may limit the participation of the same in different environments, The focus of the occupational therapy profession is, therefore, in the occupations and activities of daily life, as well as in the implementation of…

  • The Impact of Transgender Identities in Sociability Spaces and Implications for Occupational Therapy Social

    The Impact of Transgender Identities in Sociability Spaces and Implications for Occupational Therapy Social BEZERRA, W.C1; SILVA, R.G.L.B1; SANDRA BOMFIM DE QUEIROZ, S.B1 Alagoas State University of Health Sciences This research is the result of a study conducted in the city of Maceió in Alagoas from March 2013 to September 2014, it aimed to understand the impacts of transgender identities in sociability of travestis and transgender women and reflect the implications for the field the Social Occupational Therapy. Qualitative study…

  • The Perception of Worker Under the Perspective Psychosocial Rehabilitation in a Mental Health Service Maceió-al

    The Perception of Worker Under the Perspective Psychosocial Rehabilitation in a Mental Health Service Maceió-al SANTOS, S.A.1; HORA, L.M.N.R1; ANDRADE, C.A1; SANTANA, M.R.A.G1; SILVA, M.L.A1; RIBEIRO, M.C1. Alagoas State University of Health Sciences (UNCISAL). The psychiatric reform is a historical, political and social process which embraces several transformations with innovative practices that currently consist of different forms of care from the perspective of psychosocial rehabilitation. The research was developed by a mental health service in order to identify how workers…

  • Factors That Affect the Quality of Life of Caregivers of Patients With Alzheimer’s Disease

    Factors That Affect the Quality of Life of Caregivers of Patients With Alzheimer’s Disease: a Literature Review SANTANA, M.R.A.G1, ALMEIDA, C.E.S.F1, ARGÔLO, R.A1, SANTANA, V.M.A.G1. Alagoas State University of Health Sciences1 Caring for an elderly with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) leads to production of wear emotional, psychological and financial support to the caregiver, because treatment is expensive due to the fact the subject gradually lose their cognitive functions, leading to total dependence. This situation produces a new resizing in the lives…