Occupational Therapy

17699357_sOccupational therapy practitioners are effective and important components of any home health agency’s patient care and administrative teams. According to the American Occupational Therapists Association, Occupational therapy practitioners, with a focus on function can help keep older adults independent and safe, reducing health care costs associated with hospitalization and institutional care.

Registered and professional occupational therapists are available to assist patients in the restoration of daily living skills and capabilities, work simplification tasks after an injury such as Stroke, Falls and Accidents or Hospitalization. The work of an occupational therapist includes:

  • Health Assessment
  • Body Mechanics
  • Basic Skills Evaluation
  • Basic Level Skills Education and Training
  • Device Assistance Training
  • Pain Management
  • Restoring Physical Mobility
  • Restoring Balance, Falls Prevention
  • Strength Enhancement