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How to Increase Body Awareness/Neglect- Neglect is more than not being able to use the recovering side. Think of this as a lack of awareness of that side. This common effect can reduce the possibility of independent living and increase the potential for painful injury. Family members and caregivers can
Loneliness and isolation are a huge reason depression is common amongst seniors. Social contact decreases as people age, often due to lack of mobility, retirement and other reasons leading to higher rates of senior social isolation. Loneliness is a huge risk factor for depression, heightening the sense of unhappiness and
Appropriate OT interventions for medication managementdiffer from person to person, but there are some “low-tech” ideas that could help many people. Seniors and older adults may demonstrate different levels of visual impairment as well as different daily routines they have already established.
Language Strategies Specific to Strokes- Difficulties with communication can make it more difficult for the stroke patient to gain information and can affect social relationships, independence and self-confidence. Aphasia (sometimes called dysphasia) is the name for the most common language disorder caused by stroke. Aphasia can affect how you speak,
Pragmatic /Social Language Skills- the child’s ability to listen to and remember what you hear, taking turns with friends, and not interrupting, sharing the information you have accurately heard and without rambling, saying things in an organized manner and making sense, using tone and emotions that fit the situation.
Social Language Advanced for Adults - the adult’s ability to listen to and remember what you hear, taking turns with friends, and not interrupting, sharing the information you have accurately heard and without rambling, saying things in an organized manner and making sense, using tone and emotions that fit the