Telehealth and Occupational Therapy: A New Frontier

Telehealth is becoming an exciting new avenue for providing occupational therapy services in a variety of settings. So what is telehealth? As defined by The Center for Connected Health Policy… “Telehealth encompasses a broad variety of technologies and tactics to deliver virtual medical, health, and education services.” Telehealth is not a service in and of itself, […]

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Memory Aids and Strategies for Cognitive Impairment

In many adult rehab settings, you will encounter patients with cognitive impairments resulting in decreased memory. This of course affects quality of life and provides everyday challenges for the patient and their caregivers. Thankfully, as an OT, you’re well-equipped to address this. This post shares my favorite memory aids for cognitive impairments that will help make […]

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Activity Tolerance Intervention Ideas for Occupational Therapists

For starters, what is activity tolerance? When we think about activity tolerance in relation to occupational therapy, we are referring to tolerance to activities of daily living. Therefore, in this instance, activity tolerance is an individual’s ability to tolerate completing activities of daily living. Decreased activity tolerance is one of the main limitations of patients […]

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10 Fine Motor Coordination Activities for Neuro Patients

As an Occupational Therapist or COTA working in the adult rehab settings, you will see your fair share of patients with a neurological disorder that affects their fine motor coordination. This can include a stroke, spinal cord injury, brain injury, Parkinson’s, multiple sclerosis, or any other illness that affects the patient’s nervous system. These conditions can […]

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