Why is the COPM an outcome measure?

Why is the COPM an outcome measure?

The COPM is a client-centred outcome measure for individuals to identify and prioritize everyday issues that restrict their participation in everyday living. This measure focuses on occupational performance in all areas of life, including self-care, leisure and productivity.

What do COPM scores mean?

The therapist calculates an average COPM performance score and satisfaction score. These typically range between 1 and 10, where 1 indicates poor performance and low satisfaction, respectively, while 10 indicates very good performance and high satisfaction.

When would you use the COPM?

6. Can the COPM be used with multi-disciplinary teams? Answer: The COPM is designed for use by occupational therapists because the domain of concern is occupation. However, many multidisciplinary teams use the COPM as an intake tool to identify the client’s concerns and which members of the team need to be involved.

Is the COPM qualitative or quantitative?

The Canadian Occupational Performance Measure (COPM) is a semi-structured instrument that defines and measures both the qualitative and quantitative characteristics of occupational performance (Townsend, 2002).

What is the PEO model?

The PEO Model is built on the theory that interaction of the person, environment, and occupation facilitates participation. If there is a good fit of these constructs, meaningful participation increases, whereas a poor fit can threaten engagement or performance.

Is the COPM easy to use?

Easy to use: So intuitive clients and therapists immediately understand it. Widely applicable: Can measure almost any aspect of everyday life, for any type of client, in any setting.

Is the COPM criterion referenced?

The COPM (Law et al., 1991) is an individualized criterion-referenced assess- ment tool designed for measuring changes in occupational performance of clients receiving occupational therapy.

When was the peop created?

The Person-Environment-Occupation Performance (PEOP) model was first developed in 1985 by Baum and Christiansen during the time when the biomedical model was widely used.