OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY | PRACTICING ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIFE
Occupational therapy is all about supporting people in functioning well in their life. It is often needed needed following an accident or new injury, or when a person has a progressive disease, as well as in persons impacted by cognitive or developmental disabilities. In short, any person who is experiencing a medical condition that impacts their ability to participate in what is known as "activities of daily living", is considered a candidate for occupational therapy. Activities of daily living can include simple things like bathing, brushing teeth, dressing, etc... Or, they can be more complex tasks, like organizational planning or going grocery shopping.
If you or your loved one have experienced a traumatic injury or is facing a new diagnosis, an occupational therapist will likely be an integral part of your in-home rehabilitative team.
WHAT DOES AN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST DO?
An occupational therapist's job is to clue into a person's current abilities, challenges and strengths, and then explore the activities that are most needed and wanted to be safe and independent in their home.
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