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Functional Cognition and OT: Our Time to Shine

One of things I love most about being an occupational therapist is the huge diversity in our scope of practice. Bridging the gap between physical therapy and speech pathology, occupational therapy practitioners truly get the best of both worlds. We are able to dip our hands into orthopedic conditions as well as cognitive impairments (via […]

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Occupational Therapists’ Vital Role in Toileting

Everyone knows that occupational therapists assist with improving independence in activities of daily living (ADLs), but not everyone understands the large role that occupational therapists have in toileting. I remember when I was first qualified, I knew that toileting was within the scope of occupational therapy, but incorrectly believed that it wasn’t as important as […]

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11 Occupational Therapy Group Treatment Ideas

If you’re looking for occupational therapy group treatment ideas for your adult rehab patients (for any rehab setting), you’ve come to the right place! With group therapy becoming more commonplace in long term care, subacute and acute rehab settings, we wanted to share our favorite functional group treatment ideas that will benefit each participant.  First, […]

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Occupation-Based Balance Interventions For Your OT Practice

If you’re an occupational therapy practitioner or OT student searching for occupation-based dynamic balance interventions for your adult-setting rehab patients, then this article is just for you! Occupation-based interventions are not only our bread and butter, but they also can help differentiate us from physical therapy. It can be way too easy to accidentally do […]

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11+ Functional Standing Tolerance Activities for Occupational Therapists

If you’re looking for functional, occupation-based standing tolerance activities to use in your adult rehab practice, we’ve got you covered!  It goes without saying but addressing your patients’ decreased standing tolerance not only helps them increase their tolerance to performing standing ADLs (and therefore increasing their independence), but working on improving standing tolerance will also […]

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