Article  |   September 2012
Utilizing Interdisciplinary Treatment To Enhance Clinical Outcomes: Learning From Clinical Experience
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Gail R. Johnson
    SunDance Rehabilitation Corporation, Boston, MA
  • Elizabeth Voigt
    SunDance Rehabilitation Corporation, Boston, MA
  • Gail R. Johnson

    Disclosure: Gail R. Johnson has no financial or nonfinancial relationships related to the content of this article.

  • Disclosure: Elizabeth Voigt has no financial or nonfinancial relationships related to the content of this article.
    Disclosure: Elizabeth Voigt has no financial or nonfinancial relationships related to the content of this article.×
Older Adults & Aging / Attention, Memory & Executive Functions
Article   |   September 2012
Utilizing Interdisciplinary Treatment To Enhance Clinical Outcomes: Learning From Clinical Experience
SIG 15 Perspectives on Gerontology September 2012, Vol.17, 103-108. doi:10.1044/gero17.3.103
SIG 15 Perspectives on Gerontology September 2012, Vol.17, 103-108. doi:10.1044/gero17.3.103

Interdisciplinary treatment can enhance clinical outcomes through the collaboration of disciplines in patient-centered treatment planning. Clinicians have options when deciding which treatment venue will best facilitate achievement of functional outcomes. In this review, we discuss the value of co-treatment and the benefits of collaboration between disciplines. Co-treatment is patient-centered and focuses on functional tasks. We will provide clinicians with examples of co-treatment that many be integrated into clinical practice.

Become a SIG Affiliate
Pay Per View
Entire SIG 15 Perspectives on Gerontology content & archive
24-hour access
This Issue
24-hour access
This Article
24-hour access

Related Articles

Looking Ahead
American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology August 2001, Vol.10, 195-202. doi:10.1044/1058-0360(2001/018)
Can We Talk?
SIG 14 Perspectives on Communication Disorders and Sciences in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CLD) Populations August 2013, Vol.20, 39-40. doi:10.1044/cds20.2.39
People: February 2013
The ASHA Leader February 2013, Vol.18, 12-15. doi:10.1044/leader.PPL.18022013.12
The Fatal Flaw: What It Is and How to Avoid It
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools January 2011, Vol.42, 1-2. doi:10.1044/0161-1461(2011/ed-01)
On-The-Job Cross Pollination
The ASHA Leader June 2013, Vol.18, 46-51. doi:10.1044/leader.FTR2.18062013.46