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Who are Occupational Therapists?
In its simplest terms, occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants help people across the lifespan participate in the things they want and need to do through the therapeutic use of everyday activities (occupations).
What does an occupational therapist do?
- An individualized evaluation, during which the client/family and occupational therapist determine the person’s goals,
- Customized intervention to improve the person’s ability to perform daily activities and reach the goals, and outcomes evaluation to ensure that the goals are being met and/or make changes to the intervention plan.
- Develops skills needed for you or your loved one to remain at home and in the community and engage in everyday activities.
- Durable Medical Equipment assessment and training
- Adaptive Equipment training
- Teach energy conservation techniques
Plans of care may include:
- Activities of daily living training (ADL) (eating, grooming, dressing, etc.)
- Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADL): Management of personal or household affairs
- Therapeutic activities to increase range of motion, coordination and endurance
- Sensory integration