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orientation

Positioning of a structure on a site. Decisions regarding orientation should take into account prevailing winds, solar energy and passive solar heating through windows, the impact of the setting sun on afternoon workers, views, and any other relevant factors.

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employee with a sense of reality orientation, some accurate information,
The eleven facilitation techniques included leisure education, social skills training, stress management, resocialization, cognitive retraining, therapeutic community, group therapy, sensory stimulation, reality orientation, and remotivation.
Each type of intervention--reminiscence therapy, validation therapy, reality orientation therapy, cognitive stimulation therapy, music therapy, Snoezelen therapy, therapeutic activity programs, and behavioral management techniques--was given an overall grade base on the Oxford Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine criteria.
We start each day with group work, including reality orientation to help bring them to the here and now.
Current events and cultural exchanges give a reality orientation to the seniors and have awakened the children to what goes on in the world through eyes other than their teachers' and parents'.