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9 Things to Consider Before Working in a Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF)

If you’re a new occupational therapist (or you are physical therapist or speech therapist!) considering working in a skilled nursing facility (SNF), there are several important factors to look at before taking the job. While there are great skilled nursing facilities to work for, there are also many facilities that can challenge ethical boundaries and […]

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Must-Know Tips For Working With Aphasia As An Occupational Therapist

Brain damage, no matter what the cause is, can have devastating consequences on an individual’s daily function and quality of life. Movement restrictions, emotional changes, behavioral problems, and communication deficits differ in severity but if present, drastically reshape a person’s life as well as those of their close family and friends. In this post, you’ll […]

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Occupational Therapy in Mental Health: An Overview of 6 Typical Settings

Unless you have a background in addressing mental illness, it’s common for occupational therapists to find the mental health field to be an intimidating realm of treatment, especially for US-based OTs. Those with a lack of familiarity with mental health as a whole tend to immediately concentrate only on the abnormally aggressive behaviors, while ignoring […]

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