Our Occupational Therapists will work with our Residents to increase independence with activities of daily living (ADL’s) including bathing, eating, dressing, self-care and home management tasks.
Safety awareness and fall prevention education is also provided by our Occupational Therapists.
Services occupational therapy offers include
- Upper body strengthening, to have the ability to dress, toilet, and other activities necessary to return home;
- Transfer training, to be able to safely demonstrate the ability to get up and transfer;
- Wheelchair management, for those who are wheelchair-bound so they are comfortable and are at a low risk of skin breakdown;
- Cognition to make sure Residents’ can rationally demonstrate they are safe, in order to return home.
If you or a loved one have been recently hospitalized and feel you may benefit from occupational therapy services, please contact Community Liaison Director at (618) 656-1081