Many activities contribute to health
Activate your mind, body & senses
Develop your capabilities and potential
Build security & prosperity
Connect with others
What you do every day matters…
About Do Live Well
The “Do Live Well” framework is a new Canadian tool that was developed by Occupational therapists to capture evidence linking a range of activity patterns to health and well-being outcomes. It is based on the idea that “what you do every day matters”. It is a positive health promotion approach designed to empower individuals to recognize changes in activity patterns and health, and to identify ways to restore or revitalize their patterns of activity engagement. Read more…
Introduction to the Do-Live-Well Framework
Why Do Live Well?
This framework prompts reflection and discussion regarding ways in which everyday activities can impact overall health and well-being. It can be used with clients of all ages and abilities to promote healthy activity patterns. It can also be used to inform colleagues and decision makers in the field of health promotion about our unique evidence-based occupational perspective. Read more…
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- DLW in Supported Housing Fieldwork
Libby Callaway Senior Lecturer Occupational Therapy Department Monash University, Peninsula Campus Libby Callaway is an Occupational Therapist and faculty member at Monash University in Australia. She is also the director of an occupational therapy practice, Neuroskills Pty Ltd, providing community-based services to people with neurotrauma. At Monash, one of her team’s community initiatives features supported […]
- Do Live Well in Health Promotion
Dr. Helen Bourke-Taylor Dr. Helen Bourke-Taylor is an occupational therapist and Associate Professor in the Occupational Therapy program at Monash University in Australia. Her professional and research interests include a focus on participation and education issues for children and young people with disabilities, as well as supports for their parents (particularly mothers), families and carers. […]
- Do Live Well Framework presented at WFOT Congress in Cape Town, South Africa
In May 2018, Sandra Moll and Nadine Larivière attended the WFOT Congress in Cape Town, South Africa. Sandra reviewed the DLW framework in her oral presentation entitled: “International perspectives on an OT Health Promotion Framework” on May 22, 2018. There was interest in the framework which will also be featured in the Swedish OT journal.
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