Our occupational therapists work with patients to improve and regain their skills important for independent living. They are indispensable aids in the progress of a patient’s recovery plan.
Occupational therapists perform the following functions:
- Assess and evaluate the patient’s physical function, musculoskeletal system, joint function and limitations, his home-school work environment factors, cognitive and psychological factors, all of which may affect his functioning in the community. They are also to assess patient need for assistive devices and their current abilities to perform ADLs.
- Use these observations and data to draft the most fitting plan for his recovery
- Home modification assessment
- Adaptive equipment training
- Re-education of Basic Living Skills
- Energy Management and Conservation