South African Journal of Occupational Therapy

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The South African Journal of Occupational Therapy (SAJOT) is the official Journal of the Occupational therapy Association of South Africa and is a leading publication for research into occupational therapy in Africa. SAJOT publishes and disseminates research articles that contribute to the scientific knowledge of the profession and its outcomes with particular reference to service delivery in Africa. It provides a platform for debate about issues relevant to OT in Africa which will also contribute to the development of the profession worldwide.

Authors wishing to publish in SAJOT should access the information about publishing in SAJOT by clicking on the tab “A guide to submitting an article” in the above header and reading the Author Guidelines. Before submitting an article, a user name and password must be obtained from the editor. Send the title page of the article to and a password will be issued to you. Follow the submission steps once you have logged on with this user name and password.

The team managing the articles consists of the following members:

Blanche Pretorius - Editor in Cheif

Marjorie Concha - Assistant Editor

Dain Van der Reyden - Assistant Editor

Tharina Coetzee - Assistant Editor


The articles published in the following editions of SAJOT can be found in pdf format by clicking on the Archives section and clicking on the relevant journal volume:

Vol 40, No 3, 2010; Vol 41, Nos 1 - 3, 2011;  Vol 42, Nos 1-3, 2012; Vol 43. Nos 1-3, 2013; Vol 44  Nos 1-3 2014; Vol 45 Nos 1-3 2015; Vol 46 No 1, 2016.

The most recent edition ie Vol 46 No 2 2016 is to be found below.


Vol 46, No 3 (2016): South African Journal of Occupational Therapy

Table of Contents

Editorial Comment

Editorial comment
Blanche Pretorius
2 - 3


Patricia Ann De Witt
Susan de Klerk, Elretha Badenhorst, Amy Buttle, Fairuz Mohammed, Jeanette Oberon


Annamarie van Jaarsveld, Francois C van Rooyen, Al-Mari van Biljon, Ilze Janse van Rensburg, Katherine James, Laetitia Böning, Lise Haefele
Judy Cawood, Surona Visagie
Maria West, Kobie Boshoff, Hugh Stewart
Mia Elsabie Vermaak, Mariette Nel
35- 40
Monique Strauss, Jacques Eugene Raubenheimer, Daleen Campher, Charika Coetzee, Amorise Diedericks, Heidi Danielle Gevers, Karla Green, Sandre van Niekerk
41- 48
Deshini Naidoo, Thavanesi Gurayah, Nabeela Kharva, Tehmi Stott, Stacey Jane Trend, Thabile Mamane, Simiso Mtolo
Lucia Mtetwa, Sherrilene Classen, Lana van Niekerk
55 - 62
Kirsty van Stormbroek, Helen Buchanan
63 - 72
Rogini Pillay, Surona Visagie, Gubela Mji
73 - 79
Santie van Vuuren
80 - 84