Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy to Help Maximize Independence

Our occupational therapists work with our residents to enhance physical function and provide techniques for everyday activity needs. This includes re-teaching personal self-care (dressing, showering, toileting, etc.), home management and safety, as well as leisure activities. Our holistic approach creates smart ways to help you live as safely and independently as possible, factoring in medical conditions, strengths, limitations, environment, and more.

Areas of service include:

  • Rehabilitation of hands, arms, shoulders, and neck
  • Pain management techniques
  • Alternative techniques for self-care
  • Home (environmental) safety assessments and modifications
  • Assessment of wheelchair fit and function
  • Management and treatment of Lymphedema (swollen arms/legs)
  • Techniques that can help reduce the risk of falls
  • Management of chronic disease, including CPD, CHF, and dementia
  • Techniques to maximize energy levels throughout the day
  • Low vision assessment and training
  • Medication management
  • Home management skills
  • Safe driving assessment
  • Continence management