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منتدى Rehabilitation Team

    Occupational Therapy and Adult Physical Rehabilitation

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    ibrahim milhim
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    ذكر عدد الرسائل : 71
    العمر : 30
    تاريخ التسجيل : 08/07/2008

    Occupational Therapy and Adult Physical Rehabilitation

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    Occupational Therapy and Adult Physical Rehabilitation


    What Kinds of People Use OT Services?

    Occupational therapists work with adults from all
    walks of life and address a range of therapy
    needs.
    Occupational therapists may work with
    individuals with:
    • Multiple sclerosis
    • Motor-neuron disease
    • Muscular dystrophy
    • Parkinson's disease
    • Cerebral palsy
    • Head injuries
    • Low vision
    • Hearing impairment
    • Strokes
    • Spinal injuries
    • Heart attacks
    • Cancer
    • Arthritis
    • Hand injuries
    • Hip replacements
    • Amputations
    • Back/neck injuries
    • Work-related injuries


    What Services do OTs Provide?


    Occupational therapists provide a variety of
    services to maximize a client's level of
    independence, including:
    • Assessment/rehabilitation of skills in self
    care, home duties, performance at work or
    school, driving and leisure
    • Physical rehabilitation to improve coordination,
    strength and movement
    • Hand therapy and splinting
    • Cognitive (thinking) and memory assessment
    and retraining
    • Ergonomic assessment and modification
    • Training in work simplification and energy
    conservation
    • Home assessment and modification
    • Prescription of, and education in use of,
    adapted equipment
    • Counseling and education
    • Stress management and relaxation
    The goal is to maximize the client's skills for
    living.


    Where do OTs Work?

    Occupational therapists specialising in adult
    physical rehabilitation may be found working in
    a wide range of settings, including:
    • Public and private hospitals
    • Medical rehabilitation units
    • Community health centres
    • Occupational health centres
    • Home care services
    • Retirement homes
    • Psychiatric clinics, hostels and hospitals
    • Vocational rehabilitation centres
    • Tertiary education centres
    • Independent Living Centres
    • Private practice
    • Commercial enterprises
    • Pharmacies

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