Information taken from AusTOMs Homepage
About the AusTOMs
There are three individual AusTOMs kits: one for each of physiotherapy, speech pathology, and occupational therapy professions. The AusTOMs tools in each kit are based on a similar framework, but were developed separately by members of each profession.
The AusTOMs scales are based on:
- The Therapy Outcome Measures (UK TOM- Enderby and John, 1997; Enderby, John and Petherham, 1998);
- The World Health Organization International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (WHO ICF);
- The input and feedback of Australian clinicians; and
- The input and feedback of consumers and advocates. Continue reading