As part of our complete rehabilitation effort, we provide Occupational Therapy to many of our residents.
Some people who benefit from Occupational Therapy include those who:
- Are recovering from stroke or other neurologically based dysfunctions
- Have orthopedic conditions, including arthritis and hip fracture
- Have symptoms of multiple sclerosis or Parkinson's Disease
- Have limitations in their ability to carry out self-care activities
- Have strength or endurance risks
- Will benefit from special adaptive equipment to aid in reaching a maximum level of independence
Our Occupational Therapy program is goal-oriented, and aims to help individuals adapt and reach their maximum level of independence.
Examples of Occupational Therapy services include:
- Education and training in daily living skills such as dressing, bathing, eating, and grooming
- Sensorimotor treatments for strengthening, endurance, range of motion, coordination, and balance
- Therapeutic activities for memory, orientation, cognitive integration, and other daily life skills
- Perceptual testing and training to maximize functional abilities
- Fabrication of splints to provide proper positioning, control spasticity, and reduce edema or pain
- Recommendations for adaptive equipment to increase functional abilities during activities of daily living