What is occupational therapy?
Occupational Therapy is a rehabilitation program that treats individuals who have physical, developmental, emotional or social deficits that affect their ability to participate in daily activities. Occupational therapists help individuals become independent and productive in their everyday lives. Each resident is evaluated and given a treatment plan designed to fit their needs.
Signs that you or a loved one might need occupational therapy
- Trouble dressing
- Trouble bathing
- Difficult to feed oneself
- Limitations in mobility
- Memory or attention deficits that restrict independence or impair safety
Goals of occupational therapy
The goal of occupational therapy is for each resident to become independent and relearn their daily activities. Occupational therapy will maximize each patient’s ability to participate in work related, leisure, and social activities of daily living.
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