Date of Award


Document Type

Critically Appraised Topic


Occupational Therapy

First Advisor

Anne Haskins

Second Advisor

Breann Lamborn

Third Advisor

Gail Bass/Devon Olson Lambert


Older adults are at an increased risk of falling due to several factors. This is an important topic for occupational therapy practitioners. The purpose of the CAT is to provide evidence to build occupation-based interventions such as home modifications that support the improvement of community-dwelling older adults’ quality of life through engagement in activities of daily living.