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Creating a Safe Environment- Moving around safely and easily is not something thought about. Many areas of life may be impacted, and adaptations will need to be made to be safer. For example, the home can be safer by modifying the environment to prevent accidents as one move around the
Basic Assistive Devices for Self-Care - An assistive device is any piece of equipment that can be used to help make daily activities easier to perform. This may include recommendations for bath benches and AAC devices.
Balance and Coordination Gross Motor Concerns - The ability to stay upright or stay in control of body movement, and coordination is the ability to move two or more body parts under control, smoothly and efficiently
Occupational therapy practitioners have the science-based knowledge to understand progressive conditions and life changes that can affect driving. Because occupational therapy practitioners take the time to understand the role that driving plays in your life, they can help individuals make a smoother transition from driving to using other forms of
Restful and adequate sleep provides the foundation for optimal occupational performance, participation, and engagement in daily life, a concept that is historically consistent with the development of occupational therapy. The impact of sleep on function and participation is incorporated into the repertoire of occupational therapy practitioners and addressed across the
Increasing Gross Motor Skills an action that involves your using muscles. Gross motor skills are larger movements an individual makes with his arms, legs, feet, or his entire body. Crawling, running, and jumping are examples of gross motor skill.
Occupational therapy practitioners strive to collaboratively identify facilitators and barriers to occupational performance, including strengths and interventions that may help decrease the need for the use of restraint and seclusion, as well as the length of time restraint and seclusion are used if they are deemed necessary for client safety.
Activities of Daily Living Skills- when an individual has difficulties in the area of dressing, feeding oneself, toileting, bathing, dressing and writing. (Please choose area of concern). Bathing- Adaptive equipment and devices may be used to enhance and increase independence when bathing and/or grooming.